PSV Eindhoven coach Philip Cocu hopes to keep hold of on-loan Manchester City defender Karim Rekik.

Cocu hopes to persuade City to let Rekik return to the Philips Stadion next season.

He told the club's official website: "We will do everything to work that out.

"Karim is a very important player for PSV. I am not surprised at all he has been included in the Dutch squad.

"For his development it's important he plays weekly. That is also something we will let Manchester City know."

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