PSV boss Mark van Bommel has given the reason why we have still not seen Ibrahim Afellay in action this season.

The 33-year-old returned to Eindhoven in the summer but despite sitting on the bench for seven Eredivisie matches, he has still not appeared on the pitch.

Speaking to De Telegraaf, Van Bommel said, “He has not played for two years, has taken great steps, but it is not good enough at the moment.”

Afellay is still PSV captain though, “Ibi is a personality who connects in the dressing room and at the club,”

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