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Calvin Bassey Injury: ‘ Not too bad ‘ Ajax manager offers update ahead of Liverpool clash

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 .


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