Dutch playmaker Rafael van der Vaart is set to make a speedy injury comeback and could be fit by next week, his Bundesliga club Hamburg said Tuesday.
Ajax Amsterdam has the most productive youth academy in European football, according to a survey done by three researchers from the International Centre for Sports Research (CIES) from Neuchatel, Switzerland.
Frank Arnesen has made it clear that Hamburg do not have the financial resources to lure Rafael van der Vaart away from Tottenham.
Rafael van der Vaart has admitted that Euro 2012 was the lowest point of his Netherlands career, despite his insistence that he enjoyed a fine relationship with Bert van Marwijk.
Netherlands avoided a third-straight defeat as they triumphed 2-0 over Slovakia in their international friendly encounter at De Kuip.
The Dutch football association (KNVB) said in a statement on Monday that the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder sustained an ankle injury on Sunday during the 5-2 defeat at Arsenal.
Real Madrid and Netherlands midfielder Rafael van der Vaart will be out for at least three weeks after damaging a thigh muscle at Real Zaragoza on Saturday, the club said on Monday.
Rafael van der Vaart has been buoyed by Real Madrid`s assurances that their desire to sell him was never about his ability and only about squad numbers.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014