Klaassen can be very low with decision Mourinho about advantage Ajax
Davy Klaassen attaches in the run-up to the Europa League final little value to the statements of Manchester United-trainer José Mourinho, who said that Ajax is in advantage because the Locals by themselves have been able to prepare.
“I find it difficult to say who the favorite is. I can Ajax and United are difficult to compare because the teams from different leagues,” says Klaassen Tuesday night at the press conference of the Amsterdam club in Stockholm, where Wednesday the finals will be played.
The last match of Ajax is already a week and a half ago, when the Premier league ended with a 1-3 victory at Willem II. “And that, while we are three games in those twelve days”, accused Mourinho two weeks ago.
Klaassen says that to him it all does not matter. “I am not concerned with which team is the favourite. The favourite does not start with a 1-0 lead, so what of them you remember. We will see tomorrow what it is.”
The 24-year-old captain stressed the importance of the final match for Ajax, but also for him personally. “It is very special to do this with my club. Maybe we do win. It is impossible to describe all of it feels by the terrible attack in Manchester or otherwise.”
Ajax in Stockholm: a Minute of silence for victims of attack and Klaassen about ‘role’
Except Klaassen moved Lasse Schöne at the press conference. He, too, stood silent during the attack at the concert of Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena, where Monday, 22 people were killed.
“It is terrible what happened. My wife and child were two weeks ago for a performance of Ariana Grande in Amsterdam. It comes very, very close. We empathize with the families of the victims.”
The 30-year-old Dane believes, however, that Ajax the attack Wednesday partly behind can let. “We need to be professional and focus on the final. We want to win.”
The final between Ajax and United will begin Wednesday at 20.45 pm in the Friends Arena, and is under the leadership of the Slovenian arbitrator Damir Skomina.
Last training Ajax for final
Ajax trained on Tuesday for the last time in the run-up to the Europa League final.
The final against United starts at 20.45 hours.
Last year won Sevilla the Europa League.
The selection of Ajax has twenty players, of which two must lose weight.
Ajax was in 1996 for the last time in a European final.
There may be more than 50,000 people in the Friends Arena.
Lasse Schöne and Davy Klaassen brought to the press conference.
The Ajax supporters in Stockholm are ready for it.
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