Erik ten Hag is hopeful that David Neres, Noussair Mazraoui and Nicolás Tagliafico can take part on Wednesday in Ajax’s essential Champions League match towards Atalanta. Lassina Traoré is the largest doubt among the many Amsterdammers.
The 23-year-old Neres was injured within the Champions League sport with Liverpool (1-0 loss) final week and missed the misplaced residence sport towards FC Twente (1-2) on Saturday night. Mazraoui additionally didn’t compete towards the membership from Enschede.
As well as, Tagliafico was substituted in that sport after 55 minutes as a precaution and Traoré needed to go away the sector on the finish of the primary half. The striker from Burkina Faso was changed by Brian Brobbey.
“They’re all nonetheless doubtful, however I’ve good hope that Mazraoui and Tagliafico shall be there towards Atalanta,” mentioned Ten Hag at his press convention on Tuesday. “I even have excessive hopes about Neres. Traoré is the largest doubt of all.”
After Tuesday’s last coaching, it turns into clear who is obtainable towards Atalanta. “Neres will take part within the coaching after which we must wait and see if there’s a response. Traoré may even take part.”
Ajax should beat Atalanta within the Johan Cruijff ArenA on Wednesday to succeed in the eighth finals of the Champions League. The match begins at 6.55 pm. Within the occasion of a draw or defeat, the workforce from Amsterdam are sentenced to the knockout part within the Europa League.