The Ajax players leave for England this Wednesday, where a press conference has been scheduled. Following the press conference, the squad will move on to a training session. Ajax will play the third match in the UEFA Europa League group stage this Thursday at 9:00 pm Dutch time.
Ajax started the group stage with a 3-3 draw against Olympique Marseille. In the Johan Cruijff ArenA, Carlos Forbs, Steven Berghuis and Kenneth Taylor scored. The second group stage match also ended level. On October 5, AEK Athens – Ajax ended in a 1-1 draw. Steven Bergwijn was the only one to score from a penalty in the Greek capital.
Georges Mikautadze is ill and has not travelled along with the squad. Jay Gorter and Devyne Rensch are injured and unable to play. Silvano Vos was suspended during the last European match but is part of the team for the away match against Brighton.
Here's the full squad:
Branco van den Boomen