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 crew from Amsterdam and Daley Blind needed to miss the final coaching as a result of flu.
The 23-year-old Neres was injured within the Champions League match with Liverpool (1-0 loss) final week and missed the misplaced house recreation towards FC Twente (1-2) on Saturday night. Mazraoui additionally didn’t take part towards the membership from Enschede.
As well as, Tagliafico was changed in that recreation after 55 minutes as a precaution and Traoré needed to depart the sector on the finish of the primary half. The striker from Burkina Faso was changed by Brian Brobbey.
“There are all nonetheless doubts, however I’ve excessive hopes that Mazraoui and Tagliafico can be there towards Atalanta,” stated 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 remaining coaching, it turns into clear who is out there towards Atalanta. “Neres will quickly take part within the coaching after which we should wait and see if there’s a response. Traoré may also take part.” Blind has the flu and needed to go up the coaching. It’s not recognized what this implies for his employability.
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 crew from Amsterdam are sentenced to the knockout section within the Europa League.