Ahead of the new Eredivisie season, a number of Football-Oranje writers predict what they think will be the outcome from the campaign.

eretrophWho will be champions? who will win the KNVB Cup? who will be relegated? who will be the player of the year, top scorer, or young player of the season? These are just some of the predictions made below.

Michael Bell: League winners: PSV
Cup winner: Feyenoord
2nd place: Ajax
Surprise team: Willem II
Bottom three: Heracles, Dordrecht, Excelsior
Manager of year: Phillip Cocu
Top Scorer: Luuk de Jong
Player of the year: Memphis Depay
Young player to watch: Ricardo Kishna

David Wheatley: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: PSV
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: Groningen
Bottom Three in order of 16-18: Excelsior, Dordrecht, Zwolle
Manager of the year: Phillip Cocu
Top scorer: Luc Castaignos (Twente)
Player of the year: Memphis Depay (PSV)
Youngster to watch: Jürgen Locadia (PSV)

Priya Ramesh: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: PSV
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: Groningen
Bottom Three: in order of 16-18: Willem II, Excelsior, Dordrecht
Manager of the year: Philip Cocu
Top scorer: Luuk de Jong
Player of the year: Memphis Depay
Youngster to watch: Lucas Andersen

Mark Neale: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: FC Groningen
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: ADO Den Haag
Bottom three in order 16-18: Go Ahead Eagles, Cambuur, Excelsior
Manager of the Year: Frank De Boer
Top Goal Scorer: Luuk De Jong
Player of the year: Daley Blind
Youngster to watch: Richairo Juliano Živković (ajax)

Himanshu Dhingra: League winner: – Ajax
Cup winner: – Feyenoord
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: AZ Alkmaar
Bottom Three: in order of 16-18 – NAC, Willem, Dordrecht
Manager of the year: Marco van Basten
Top scorer: Luuk De Jong
Player of the year: Viktor Fisher
Youngster to watch: Jurgen Locadia

Nick van Ruiven: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: FC Twente
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: ADO Den Haag
Bottom Three: in order of 16-18 Willem II, Excelsior, Dordrecht
Manager of the year: Henk Fraser
Top scorer: Luuk de Jong
Player of the year: Memphis Depay
Youngster to watch: Anwar El-Ghazi

Alex Moretto: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: AZ Alkmaar
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: AZ (top 3-4 finish I think)
Bottom Three in order of 16-18: Go Ahead Eagles, NAC, Dordrecht
Manager of the year: Marco van Basten (AZ)
Top scorer: Luuk de Jong (PSV)
Player of the year: Davy Klaassen (Ajax)
Youngster to watch: Ricardo Kishna (Ajax)

Harry Taylor: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: PSV
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: Groningen
Bottom Three: Heracles, Dordrecht, Excelsior
Manager of the year: Alfred Schreuder
Top scorer: De Jong
Player of the year: Lasse Schone
Youngster to watch: Bilal Ould-Chikh

Michael Doodeman: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: Feyenoord
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: PEC Zwolle
Bottom Three: Go Ahead, Excelsior, Excelsior
Manager of the year: Marco van Basten
Top scorer: Luc Castaignos
Player of the year: Jordy Clasie
Youngster to watch: Jean Paul Boetius

Adrian Bucher: League winner: Ajax
Cup winner: Twente
2nd place: Twente
Surprise team of the year: Groningen
Bottom Three: Heracles, Excelsior, Dordrecht
Manager of the year: Phillip Cocu
Top scorer: Luc Castaignon/Aron Johannsson
Player of the year: Memphis Depay
Youngster to watch: Richairo Zivkovic

Oliver Fischer: League winner: – Ajax
Cup winner: – Feyenoord
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: ADO Den Haag
Bottom Three: in order of 16-18 – Exclesior, Dordrecht, PEC Zwolle
Manager of the year: Phillip Cocu
Top scorer: Luc Castaignos
Player of the year: Memphis Depay
Youngster to watch: Sven van Beek

Jake Davison: League winner: – Ajax
Cup winner: – AZ
2nd place: PSV
Surprise team of the year: Groningen
Bottom Three: in order of 16-18 – Willem II, Heracles, Exclesior
Manager of the year: Erwin van de Looi (Groningen)
Top scorer: Aron Johannsson (AZ)
Player of the year: Daley Blind (Ajax)
Youngster to watch: Ricardo Kishna (Ajax)

Ryan Ferguson: League winner: PSV
Cup winner: Heerenveen
2nd place: Ajax
Surprise team of the year: ADO Den Haag
Bottom Three: Cambuur, NAC, Dordrecht
Manager of the year: Phillip Cocu
Top scorer: Luuk de Jong
Player of the year: Memphis Depay
Youngster to watch: Marcel Ritzmaier

Job de Graaf: League winner: PSV
Cup winner: Twente
2nd place:Ajax
Surprise team of the year: ADO Den Haag
Bottom Three Willem II, Excelsior, Dordrecht
Manager of the year: Henk Fraser
Top scorer: Luc Castaignos
Player of the year: Memphis Depay
Youngster to watch: Ricardo Kishna (Ajax)

What do you think will happen this season? Add your predictions to the comments box below.




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