Ajax waiting on Maduro
By Jeffrey Glorie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Ajax are sweating over the fitness of defensive starlet Hedwiges Maduro.Ajax are sweating over the fitness of defensive starlet Hedwiges Maduro.
Maduro limped out of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League draw at Arsenal with an ankle injury.
The 20-year-old was left with severe swelling following a clash with Alexander Hleb and he will definitely miss the weekend clash with Vitesse Arnhem.
Ajax's medical team are waiting for the swelling to subside before sending the 20-year-old for a scan, but they are hopeful he will be out for just a fortnight.
Also out of the Vitesse clash is Zdenek Grygera as the defender was left with concussion after a shot from Thierry Henry flew into his face.
Ajax, meanwhile, have walked away from the negotiating table for AZ Alkmaar defender Ron Vlaar.
The Amsterdam giants are eager to bring the 20-year-old to the ArenA, but AZ have refused to drop their valuation - prompting Ajax to cease talks.