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11 Ajax players “test” positive for coronavirus ahead of Champions League fixture with FC Midtjylland

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Ajax have become the latest club to be hit by coronavirus after 11 players reportedly tested positive ahead of their tie against FC Midtjylland. 

 

An insider at the club described the situation as a “coronavirus bomb” after confirming that 11 players have tested positive. 

 

According to De Telegraaf, stars Dusan Tadic, Davy Klaassen, Andre Onana, Maarten Stekelenburg are among those to have missed out on the 17-man squad which travelled to Denmark. 

 

A statement from the Dutch giants said: ‘Ajax will travel to Denmark with 17 players for the game against FC Midtjylland.

 

‘Kjell Scherpen and Brian Brobbey, among others, will be present.

 

‘There will be a press conference on Monday at 6.45pm, where Erik ten Hag and Perr Schuurs will speak to the media. FC Midtjylland – Ajax starts on Tuesday evening at 9pm (CET).’ 

 

SEE AJAX’S 17-MAN SQUAD BELOW.

Kjell Scherpen, Perr Schuurs, Noussair Mazraoui, Daley Blind, Lisandro Martinez, Nicolas Tagliafico, Sean Klaiber, Jurrien Timber, Edson Alvarez, Jurgen Ekkelenkamp, David Neres, Antony, Quincy Promes, Lassina Traore, Klass-Jan Huntelaar, Brian Brobbey, Victor Jensen

 

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