Erik ten Hag has Friday stressed that Ajax are doing everything to help David Neres to maintain. The coach wants the Former not lost, certainly not after Thursday it became known that the advent of the Mexican talent Diego Lainez did not come to fruition.
The Chinese Guangzhou Evergrande released earlier this week reportedly has a bid of 43 million euro on Neres. Ajax seemed like a departure to play with the advent of attacker Lainez, but the player from Club América chose at the last minute for Real Betis.
“We want the core of the group together and Neres is certainly part of it. He is an important player for us. We have needed him and he should not way. I only know that there are sometimes processes that never stop,” says Ten Hag at RTL 7.
“For a transfer are multiple parties involved, where you do not always affect. We will fight him, he should stay here. It is not easy to be in the winter replacements are to find, and in the group, and direct.”
Neres plays since January 2017 for Ajax, that to him at the time for around 12 million euro of São Paulo bought. The attacker played so far 77 official matches for Ajax, in which he 21 times scored and 27 assists.
Ajax grip in addition to the arrival of Diego Lainez, who for a transfer to Real Betis chose. (Photo: Getty Images)
‘Disappointing that Lainez does not come’
The 48-year-old At the Hag had a good hope that the young Lainez this month to Ajax would come, but the number two of the Premier league handle so in addition to the Mexican.
“That’s disappointing for a lot of people who work hard and well to have worked. We were hundred percent convinced that he is a player for the future of Ajax would be, and if it fails, it is disappointing,” said Ten Hag.
“That is so, but it happens sometimes in the transferwindow. We play chess on multiple boards and need our attention. We continue to work with other players of which we are absolutely convinced that they can contribute to a very successful Year.”
At Hag, not that Ajax himself something to blame in the negotiations with Lainez and Club América. “I think we have done everything right, but a player sometimes has the choice between several good clubs. Ajax has it in the fingers to allow players to guide and to lead to the highest level, but he has made a different choice. That is his right.”
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‘Award Wöber move to Sevilla
Friday night it was announced that Ajax defender Maximilian Wöber lose a Seville. Ten Hag takes the departure of the Austrian pity, but didn’t want to stop.
“We had to be generous given the perspective that he had. He was not always basisspeler. We have good defenders and are well occupied. If this is for Wöber comes, you have to get him that award.”
Ajax is currently on a training camp in the United States. The team At Hag will play on Saturday a practice game against São Paulo, and then resume the competition eight days later in his own home against sc Heerenveen.
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