Ajax have been hit by an outbreak of COVID-19 forward of their Champions League conflict with FC Midtjylland on Tuesday.
The Eredivisie giants have confirmed they’re touring to Denmark with simply 17 gamers.
A membership assertion mentioned: “Ajax travels with seventeen gamers to Denmark for the duel with FC Midtjylland. Kjell Scherpen and Brian Brobbey, amongst others, will probably be current.”
Dutch studies declare 11 Ajax gamers have examined constructive for coronavirus.
Ajax stars Davy Klaassen, Dusan Tadic, Andre Onana and Maarten Stekelenburg are notable absentees from the squad.
With goalkeepers Onana and Stekelenburg sidelined, third-choice stopper Kjell Scherpe is about to fill in-between the sticks.
Secondary coronavirus exams had been being carried out for these affected on Monday in an try of damaging outcomes, which might enable extra gamers to make the match with permission from UEFA.
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Europe’s soccer governing physique states a workforce should play if 13 or extra first-team gamers can be found.
Ajax, who’re in Liverpool’s Champions League group, have managed only one level from two video games, whereas Midtjylland have misplaced each of their matches.
Ajax’s 17-man squad vs FC Midtjylland
Scherpen, Schuurs, Mazraoui, Blind, Martinez, Tagliafico, Klaiber, Timber, Alvarez, Ekkelenkamp, Neres, Antony, Promes, Traore, Huntelaar, Brobbey, Jensen.