Babel out three to four weeks

Babel out three to four weeks

Ryan Babel's knee injury, sustained in the league match against FC Groningen, will keep the forward sidelined for three to four weeks.

Ryan Babel sustained an injury to his right knee in the closing stages of the league match Ajax - FC Groningen (3-2). Further tests have shown that the medial ligament of the knee has been damaged. Babel, who scored two goals against Groningen, will be sidelined for three to four weeks. This means he will miss, among others, the away matches against Feyenoord and sc Heerenveen, as well as the home games against ADO Den Haag and Austria Wien.