Joël Veltman has not his finest week. First found the 26-year-old defender from Ajax, his name is not back in the pre-selection of Orange. Then he lost as captain his basic at Ajax.
Coach Erik ten Hag of the Locals gave Sunday in the thuisduel with sc Heerenveen (4-1) prefer to have the new acquisition Rasmus Kristensen. Veltman if in the final stage, still raids, though there was some groans heard from the stands.
The play, however, no message to. “I’m talking rather about the fans that for me clapped,” he said afterwards in the catacombs of the Johan Cruijff Arena. “Of course, I bale, and I would be much better felt.”
Friday on the training noticed Veltman that not he but Kristensen would play. “I wore no jacket,” he said. “The trainer has me told why I have not played. No, of course I don’t agree. I had myself prepared, already know also I that I can get better than the last couple of weeks.”
Veltman, as the play offensively more, as he heard of his trainer. However, that is not easy for someone who is central defender feels. “But I play well again for two years as a right back. So I have to fill”, he acknowledged.
The defender also had a central back able to play, but At the Hag played prefer with Max Wöber back. “No, the trainer did not tell me why Wöber and I do not central in the rear could start. That’s not necessary. I just need to make sure that I again come to stand. On any position.”