After his transfer to PSV, Philipp Max quickly played in the base in Germany. The 27-year-old left back will probably also start in the top game against Spain on Tuesday evening. Paul Verhaegh is not surprised by the good performance of his former teammate.
The two played together at FC Augsburg between 2015 and 2017. Max played 147 matches in the Bundesliga, but only at PSV did he receive an invitation from national coach Joachim Löw. “I don’t think it was purely his step to PSV, which now helps him. He just started very well in Eindhoven”, Verhaegh told it. Eindhovens Dagblad. “I found him very convincing in most games. Just like Philipp was there in the national team.”
The right back does not think that the German influences at PSV Max have a place The team have helped. “He enforced it himself. I enjoy the way Philipp manifests himself. In Augsburg he has always performed well and he was just a very pleasant colleague. We already saw each other in the Netherlands a while ago. We plan to to visit each other more often. “
Max came over from Augsburg for 7.7 million euros plus bonuses in the past transfer period. The fullback signed a contract until mid-2024. He was good for two goals and four assists in seven Eredivisie matches.