The Dutch Eredivisie is arguably the football league that has not been able to align with La Liga, English Premier League or Italian Serie A. Although it still considered a lower class, but who would have thought many talented young players were born from there.
The Eredivisie can be called a medium that is suitable for young players who want to develop. Dutch clubs show off their young players to be given the opportunity. Many European elite clubs lend their young players to the Dutch League club as it is possible to fly there.
This season’s proof already exists, where the Frenkie de Jong officially hijacked Barcelona with a super expensive price. The champion of Spanish La Liga paid 57.76 million Euros to Ajax Amsterdam. Referring to increasing European elite club interest in the Eredivisie wonderkids. The following below are four young players who deserve to be at the highest level.
Everyone might not know the figure of Steven Bergwijn, who was born from Ajax’s educated players and quickly saw his ability by PSV officially grazing in the 2012 season. At that time, the player was still 15 years old, and now he appears as a future talent.
So far, Steven Bergwijn has always been Mark van Bommel’s first choice to fill Boeren’s attacking line. Successfully scored 30 goals throughout his career, now Steven Bergwijn’s selling price reaches 30 million Euros.
Matthijs de Ligt
Even though he is only 19 years old, but Matthijs de Ligt’s figure cannot be separated from Ajax Amsterdam’s surprise this season. Since becoming a regular player in the 2017-2018 season, the figure of Matthijs de Ligt successfully delivered Ajax to the European level.
His performance continued to increase, De Ligt was sold by the team captain from Ajax coach, Erik ten Hag. Continuing to show remarkable progress, the name of De Ligt is included in the list of targeted European Elite clubs such as Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, Manchester United and Juventus.
Interestingly here is when they are so determined to get De Ligt, they have to prepare super large funds as the selling price of De Ligt now reaches 70 million Euros.
Officially joined since the beginning of the 2018 season, Nicolas Tagliafico was immediately entrusted to fill the left full back line of the Erik ten Haag’s team. A consistent appearance makes Nicolas Tagliafico’s figure so attractive to Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid.
Success led Ajax to the Champions League semi-finals and the potential for the final round, Nicolas Tagliafico’s selling price jumped so high that it reached 25 million Euros, which was his highest selling point throughout his career as a soccer player.
The departure of Jasper Cillessen to the Barcelona stronghold last summer has paved the way for Andre Onana. Because after the departure of Cillessen, the Cameroon-born player immediately became the first choice. Getting a regular place, also made Onana’s market prices soared to 35 million Euros.
So far, the names of European elite clubs such as AS Roma, Arsenal and Napoli are ready to launch official offers to PSV.