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Xavi Simons’ Career Twist: Major Loan Decision Looms After Euros

WOLFSBURG - Cody Gakpo, Xavi Simons, Memphis Depay and Denzel Dumfries during a training session of the Dutch national team at the AOK Stadium on July 3, 2024 in Wolfsburg, Germany. The Dutch national team is preparing for the Quarter-finals of the European Football Championship in Germany against Turkey. ANP KOEN VAN WEEL netherlands out - belgium out
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Xavi Simons, a prominent young talent from the Netherlands, is considering a loan move from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig are leading contenders, with Bayern’s director Max Eberl actively pursuing the deal. Simons’ decision will be finalized after the Euros, maintaining suspense in the transfer market.

  • Xavi Simons is considering a loan move from PSG.
  • Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig are the top contenders.
  • Bayern’s director Max Eberl is actively pursuing the deal.
  • Simons’ decision will be made after the Euros.

Xavi Simons’ Profile and Career

Xavi Quentin Shay Simons, born on April 21, 2003, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is an attacking midfielder currently playing for Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). Standing at 1.79 meters, Simons has shown remarkable talent and potential. His market value as of May 29, 2024, is €80.00m.

Club Career

Youth Clubs

  • CD Tháder Rojales (2008-2010)
  • FC Barcelona (2010-2019)
  • Paris Saint-Germain (2019-2021)

Senior Career

  • Paris Saint-Germain (2021-2023):
    • Appearances: 25
    • Goals: 3
    • Assists: 5
  • RB Leipzig (Loan, 2023-2024):
    • Appearances: 32
    • Goals: 8
    • Assists: 10

International Career

Simons has represented the Netherlands national team, earning 19 caps and scoring 1 goal.

Transfer History and Fees

  • From FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain (2019): Free transfer
  • From Paris Saint-Germain to RB Leipzig (2023): Loan deal

Current Situation

Simons is contracted with PSG until June 30, 2027. His market value has seen a significant rise, reflecting his impressive performances. Simons’ decision regarding his next club will be made after the Euros, with Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig as the top contenders.

Interest from Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig

Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich is in constant contact with Simons, with director Max Eberl pushing for the move. Bayern’s interest suggests their intent to strengthen their midfield with young, promising talent.

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig, having already had Simons on loan, is eager to retain him. His stellar performances during the loan spell have made him a valuable asset for the club.


Implications of the Move

A loan move from PSG to either Bayern Munich or RB Leipzig would afford Simons more playing time and development opportunities. For PSG, loaning Simons allows him to gain valuable experience while remaining under their contract.

For more detailed player statistics and transfer history, check Simons’ profile on Transfermarkt.

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