Ajax captain Joël Veltman last Thursday, a serious knee injury sustained during the competitieduel against VVV-Venlo (4-1). The defender enters this season no longer in action and miss the preparation for the new voetbaljaar.
Veltman heard on Friday the bad news after investigation in a hospital. Next week he will get the exact diagnosis. The 26-year-old Dutchman had Thursday night by stretcher from the field after a duel with Ralf Seuntjens.
Veltman is experiencing a disappointing season with Ajax, that for the fourth year in a row, in addition to a price grip. The captain lost his starting, and was last month also not called up for the oefeninterlands of the Dutch national team against England and Portugal.