Erik ten Hag has announced his selection for the game at FC Groningen. The 20-man selection includes Kaj Sierhuis. It’s the first time that the Ajax talent has been called up for an official Ajax 1 game. Klaas Jan Huntelaar is fit enough to play and is also in the selection.
Ten Hag indicated on Friday that Huntelaar was a question mark in terms of his availability against Groningen. After the closing training on Saturday, Huntelaar was evaluated to be fit enough.
Sierhuis' debut in selection
Sierhuis is making his debut in Ten Hag’s selection. The striker has been a scoring sensation with the Ajax U19s and the Ajax Reserves. The forward also once joined the A-selection at a training camp. Sierhuis thus got to know Ten Hag and the A-selection in Portugual early this year, during the winter break.
Kasper Dolberg is close to making his return to the selection, was was not included for Sunday's game.
FC Groningen - Ajax kicks off on Sunday at 14:30 in the Euroborg.
The 20 Ajax players in the selection are:
Matthijs de Ligt
Donny van de Beek
Siem de Jong
Klaas Jan Huntelaar