Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc and his players say they are not taking the visit of Dutch side Ajax lightly as they face off in Champions League Group F action, despite the fact they have already qualified for the second round.
Ajax trounced Heerenveen 4-1 in the Dutch championship after recovering from an early setback to turn the game around when the visitors were reduced to 10 men before halftime at the Amsterdam Arena on Saturday.
Two defeats in as many games has not been the dream start Luis Suarez sought to life as a Barcelona player, but one of his old hunting grounds offers the chance to get up and running as the Catalans travel to Ajax on Wednesday.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho deserves all the credit for his emergence as one of the leading coaches in world football, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said as he prepares for the pair`s meeting at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Ajax coach Frank de Boer has warned his players not to focus only on Zlatan Ibrahimovic when the Swedish international marks his return to Amsterdam to play against the club where he first made his mark. "It does not revolve only around Zlatan," De Boer said about the French champions` top scorer on the eve of the Group F match in which Ajax will hope to shrug off a stuttering start to the season.
New Delhi: English giants Manchester United have agreed a fee with Ajax for versatile Netherlands international Daley Blind. The left-back who can also play as a defensive midfielder, was in Louis van Gaal's World Cup squad.