Four-time European champions Ajax have been eliminated at the third qualifying round stage of the Champions League after a humiliating 3-2 second-leg defeat to Rapid Vienna on Tuesday as Monaco advanced with a 4-0 win over Swiss side Young Boys.
Sergio Romero is reportedly set for a medical with Manchester United, while Ajax manager concedes that it would be hard to retain Jasper Cillessen if the Red Devils come for him.
Ajaxai??i??s Cillessen Confirms Manchester United Interest
Manchester United are reportedly keen on signing Ajax keeper Cillessen to replace Real Madrid bound David de Gea. Manchester United . are in the market for a goalkeeper as Real Madrid prepare to sign David de Gea. According to reports, Louis Van Gaal has identified fellow Dutchman Jasper Cillessen to replace the Spaniard. It is believed that the Premier League club asked keeper coach Frans Hoek to shortlist candidates to replace De Gea and the Ajax stopper emerged top of the list. Previously, Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars had declared that the Dutch club will not sell the 26-year old. Cillesen has a good relationship with Van Gaal who handed the keeper his first international cap in 2013. The keeper went on to be Netherlandsa first choice between the sticks ahead of Tim Krul during the 2014 World Cup under Van Gaal. If the Manchester United coach is keen on signing the Dutch international, he should have little problems convincing […]
Holland World Cup keeper Jasper Cillesson has emerged as a A?25m target for Louis Van Gaal. Cillessen, remembered for being substituted before the quarterfinal penalty shootout against Costa Rica excelled under Louis van Gaal as Netherlands finished third at last summer’s World Cup and Van Gaal is keen to replace Madrid bound David De Gea with the Holland International. United are looking for a goalkeeper after Van Gaal admitted that Manchester United are almost certain to lose their Player Of The year to Real Madrid. United have offered De gea a lucrative new contract worth A?150,000 a week, but the Spaniard is yet to sign it. Van Gaal signed former Barcelona number one Victor Valdes in the winter transfer window, but at 33, Valdes will certainly not be a successor to De Gea. Ajax, who are Cillesson’s current employers are determined not to let the Dutch international leave cheaply and Ajax Sporting Director Marc Overmars insists not even a bid […]
Ajax manager Frank de Boer was linked with a managerial shift to the English Premier League on more than one occasion. The former Barcelona player was one of the candidates for the Liverpool job after Kenny Dalglish was sacked.
Ronald de Boer believes his brother Frank would now be interested in becoming Liverpool manager.
FC Barcelona are currently in disastrous run of form as they have lost two games in a row and they will be eager to come back to the winning ways again when they face Ajax at Amsterdam ArenA in their fourth game of UEFA Champions League.
FC Barcelona have lost two back to back games in La Liga and coach Luis Enrique is confident that his team will come back strongly against Ajax on Wednesday.
FC Barcelona will be hoping to get their UEFA Champions League campaign back on track when they host Dutch champions Ajax at the Camp Nou.