Sanchez is missing because of transferperikelen in Ajax selection

Sanchez is missing because of transferperikelen in Ajax selection

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Davinson Sanchez looks for a departure at Ajax. The 21-year-old defender is due to transferperikelen left out of the selection for the uitduel with Heracles Almelo on Saturday evening.

Reportedly, Ajax already had a bid of around 40 million euros from Tottenham Hotspur rejected. The Locals had earlier Saturday by the mouth of director Marc Overmars know Sanchez would like to maintain.

“Marc and I both have contact with Davinson talked about the things that are around him to play,” says coach Marcel Keizer. “Of course I hope that he at Ajax, but tonight we play without him. I only want players who are one hundred percent focus on Heracles-Ajax.”

Emperor chooses in the basis of Ajax for Mitchell Dijks as a replacement for Sanchez. Matthijs de ligt and Nick Viergever form the central verdedigingsduo. Captain Joel Veltman is, as usual, the right back.

On the society are Donny van de Beek, Lasse Schöne and Hakim Ziyech and the front play Justin Kluivert, Kasper Dolberg and Amin Younes. André Onana is on purpose.

The duel in Almelo starts on Saturday at 20.45 hours and is under the direction of arbitrator Kevin Blom.


Sanchez came last summer for about 5 million euros from Atletico Nacional in his homeland and made a great impression in his first year at Ajax. The Colombian, took the Europa League final with the club and was named following his departure to chelsea of the year.

In finished his debut season came to Sanchez, who has yet to mid-2021 is fixed, up to 29 league games on behalf of Ajax. Therein scored the physically strong central defender five times.

Transfer list

A departure of Sanchez would be a big loss for Ajax, that precisely at the transfer market went looking for defensive reinforcement. The Locals contracteerden Friday, Sanchez’ fellow countryman, Luis Manuel Orejuela.

The right back came over from Deportivo Cali from Colombia. Ajax also had the eye drop on the Croatian Mateo Barac, but the defender of NK Osijek came not by the medical.

Ajax strengthened himself next Orejuela so far with strikers Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Schalke 04) and Dennis Johnson (sc Heerenveen) and keeper Benjamin van Leer (Roda JC) and Kostas Lamprou (Willem II).

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