Ajax manager Alfred Schreuder has offered update on Calvin Bassey’s injury status ahead of Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League clash vs Liverpool at Anfield .
Bassey played 83 minutes as Ajax thrashed Heerenven 5-0 Kudus Mohammed getting a brace plus strikes from Davy Klaassen, Kenneth Taylor and Brian Brobbey.
Ajax enjoyed a perfect evening until Bassey was forced out in the 83rd minute . His inability to continue despite medical care from the medics had no effect on the game with worries shifted to the Champions league game at Liverpool .
In the Champions League this season , Bassey played all 90 minutes as Ajax secured a 4-0 win over his former employers Glasgow Rangers on Matchday One .
Against a Liverpool team seeking redemption , Ajax will pray to have a fully fit squad for the Anfield battle .
On the injury to his Super Eagle , Alfred Schreuder told ESPN , ” It’s not too bad , Bassey just got a kick on his calf .”
Their opponents on Tuesday , Liverpool fell to a 4-1 loss at Napoli in the opening game of this seasons UEFA Champions League .
Against table toppers Ajax , Liverpool FC will fight for the maximum points to arrest any talk of a group stage exit in the UEFA Champions League this season .
If he plays , Calvin Bassey will come up against Egyptian star Mohamed Salah and success in caging Salah will be instrumental to Ajax hope of a fifth consecutive clean sheet .
Italian Serie A side Napoli will face Glasgow Rangers in Scotland , Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen will miss the action , Luciano Spalleti’s forward ruled out of action for one month with Injury .