Ajax-trainer Erik ten Hag has good hope that he Sunday in the thuisduel with sc Heerenveen weather can have Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, who is on the way back from a kuitblessure.
The 34-jarge striker left the training on Friday still pass, just as the not fully fit Justin Kluivert. The expectation is that both attacker Sunday ready to play.
“Kluivert was training as a precaution, but he will probably be Saturday, and reconnect. As it looks now, flows Huntelaar. In that case, he is ready for Sunday,” said Ten Hag Friday at perspraatje.
For defender Nick Viergever, who has spent several months out of circulation, the match against Heerenveen, anyway, still early, and the same is true for Frenkie de Jong and Kasper Dolberg. “Viergever makes Friday night with Ajax, however are first minutes,” said Ten Hag.
By the moderate performance of Ajax, the pressure on the board. So, general director Edwin van der Sar Thursday, know not happy with anonymous criticism from the club was.
Ten Hag takes the inevitable and not very he turmoil with his players gets. “We are responsible for the performance of the first team and, thus, the atmosphere within the club,” said the coach.
“The standard is to win races, championships and titles address. If it becomes restless, then we may know that We may realize what responsibility we have.”
Ajax looked behind leader PSV Sunday, up to ten points by a 3-2 defeat at Vitesse. “The attitude of the team – that they are so easy to let happen – I had not expected. This time it took chagrijn a little longer than normal,” said Ten Hag.
The match between Ajax and Heerenveen starts Sunday at 14.30. PSV plays Saturday night all out against Willem II and competitor AZ goes Sunday afternoon at 16.45 hours on a visit to Feyenoord.
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