Ruud van Nistelrooy has been the manager of PSV Eindhoven since this season. His top striker is now being linked with Manchester United. The ex-Hamburger sees it calmly – and finds words of praise for his protégé.

PSV coach stays cool with rumours: Ruud van Nistelrooy is calm about the transfer rumors about Cody Gakpo and ManUnited, reports “Metro”, citing “Eindhovens Dagblad”. “He stays away from all distractions as much as possible in order to perform at his best,” said van Nistelrooy.

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Words of praise for top strikers: The new PSV coach praises his protégé in the highest tones. “Cody’s only 23 and not everyone can do that at his age, but to me he’s someone who has always been focused on his work.”