Dutch Football Headlines

27 May

Who is Davy Klaassen? The Everton-linked Ajax star with an eye for a goal (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Jaap Stam: Promotion ‘would be one of my biggest achievements’ (espnfc.co.uk)


Vincent Janssen’s hilarious celebration after Spurs win Hong Kong friendly (givemesport.com)


Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez open to move to the Nou Camp this summer: ‘I would like to play for Barcelona’ (dailymail.co.uk)


Player Review: Georginio Wijnaldum – The biggest big game player (rousingthekop.com)


Interesting claims of Gini Wijnaldum better than Paul Pogba (themag.co.uk)


Ronald Koeman on Romelu Lukaku’s future (birminghammail.co.uk)


Obviously I would like to play for Barcelona’ – Ajax defender Sanchez opens transfer door (goal.com)


Jaap Stam: Leading Reading to the Prem would be as good as winning treble with Man United (dailystar.co.uk)


26 May


APOEL Nicosia offers Mario Been redemption (football-oranje.com)


Mario Been new manager of APOEL Nicosia (football-oranje.com)


AZ sensation Calvin Stengs signs new deal (football-oranje.com)


“I’m getting his shirt” – Fans encouraged as Janssen and N’Koudou star in Tottenham tour win (squawka.com)


Davy Klaassen: “Nobody would blame me if I left Ajax” (dailypost.co.uk)


Ajax defender Davinson ‘would like’ Barca move (football-espana.net)


Dutch striker Yordi Teijsse leaves Dundee (eveningtelegraph.co.uk)


Dutch keeper Theo Snelders: Scottish Cup win for Aberdeen is ‘long overdue’


Jaap Stam v David Wagner: Championshp play-off final preview (skysports.com)


Cheeky Mou! Jose tells Kluivert: Come play for Man Utd (tribalfootball.com)


Jasper Cillessen: I’m ready to fight to be Barcelona’s first-choice goalkeeper (squawka.com)


Jose Mourinho pulled Justin Kluivert to one side after Europa League win – but what did Man United boss say? (mirror.co.uk)


What Jose Mourinho told Ajax star Justin Kluivert after Man Utd’s Europa League final (metro.co.uk)


Jaap Stam makes announcement on his future as Reading manager (footballleagueworld.co.uk)


Jaap Stam staying at Reading regardless of playoff outcome (uk.reuters.com)


Video: Jaap Stam “When you get the chance, you want to grab it!” (readingfc.co.uk)


Everton boss Koeman makes worrying admission about start of next season (futnsoccer.com)


Ronald Koeman highlights the records Everton broke this season (futnsoccer.com)


Manchester City starlet due back for pre-season on July 1, loan club PSV unlikely to extend his stay (mcfcwatcg.com)


VVV Venlo chief Valckx in London for West Ham transfer talks (tribalfootball.com)


On-loan Ajax forward Traore on Chelsea return: ‘That’s my hope’ (tribalfootball.com)


PSV trio called up to Netherlands squad (psv.nl)


Bertrand Traore hopes to become a regular at Chelsea after successful year at Ajax (theprideoflondon.com)


25 May


Dutch relegation playoff halted by crowd trouble (goal.com)


Eredivisie relegation playoff round-up: NEC in trouble as violence mars Limburgse derby (football-oranje.com)


AZ hammer Utrecht in European playoff first leg (football-oranje.com)


Advocaat’s first Netherlands squad named for upcoming friendlies (football-oranje.com)


Cillessen to ‘fight’ for Barcelona No.1 spot but could consider January exit (goal.com)


Maarten de Roon hints at Boro departure (clubcall.com)


“I cannot be honest” – Davy Klassen admits he may leave Ajax after Europa League final loss (squawka.com)


Viedeo:Traore unsure over Chelsea future after Ajax loan (sportskeeda.com)


Ajax star slams Manchester United’s tactics in the Europa League final (101greatgoals.com)


No, Manchester United Didn’t Tactically Outwit Us, Ajax Star Insists (insidefutbol.com)


Daley Blind: ”Our tactics were decisive in Europa League Final” (football-oranje.com)


Joel Veltman: ”We must continue to play our style of football” (football-oranje.com)


Matthijs De Ligt: ”We can be proud of our European campaign” (football-oranje.com)


Peter Bosz: ”We have to learn to play and win finals” (football-oranje.com)


Younes: I expect to remain at Ajax next season (football-oranje.com)


Daley Blind proved Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wrong vs Ajax (manchestereveningnews.co.uk)


Video:Bosz disappointed over United goals (sportskeeda.com)


Man Utd flop Depay forced to pay 20,000 tax bill for car (tribalfootball.com)


Video:Occassion got better of Ajax players – Bosz (sportskeeda.com)


Ronald Koeman wants attacking “productivity” for Everton in summer transfer window (squawka.com)


Shameful Scenes As Ajax Fans Throw Seats At Their Players After Europa League Disappointment (ball.ie)


AFC Ajax 0 Manchester United 2 (manutd.com)


Ajax skipper Klassen: Man Utd were lucky (tribalfootball.com)


Video:Ajax boss Peter Bosz: Manchester United didn’t totally outplay us (espnfc.co.uk)


Ajax manager Peter Bosz has surprising reaction after Manchester United win Europa League (dailystar.co.uk)


Video:Ajax defender De Ligt reflects on Ajax defeat (uefa.com)


24 May


Bosz: We were not good enough (football-oranje.com)


Klaassen: Manchester United just kicked it long (football-oranje.com)


Manchester United prove too strong for Ajax in Europa League final (football-oranje.com)


Memphis Depay ” I hope to see a good Europa League Final” (football-oranje.com)


Feyenord forward Elia denies agreement with Istanbul Basaksehir (football-oranje.com)


Spurs linked Klaassen playing his last game for Ajax tonight (tottenhamhotspur.blogspot.nl)


Fulham pip Feyenoord and agree pre-contract with exciting Panama ace Ricardo Avila (getwestlondon.co.uk)


Edgar Davids blasts Jose Mourinho’s Man Utd: “no one fears them” (squawka.com)


Ronald Koeman looking to add creativity to his Everton squad this summer as doubts remain over Ross Barkley’s future (dailymail.co.uk)


Manchester United vs Ajax: Early confirmed squad news (thepeoplesperson.com)


The Ajax wonderkids who can kill Manchester United’s Europa League dream (metro.co.uk)


Jose Mourinho Has Different Mentality – Louis van Gaal Associate On Harder Portuguese (insidefutbol.com)


Everton boss Ronald Koeman assures fans: My mobile will always be close to me (tribalfootball.com)


Toornstra commits to Feyenoord until 2021 (feyenoord.com)


The flair of these Ajax kids could make tonight’s Europa Final memorable (arsenalnewsreview.co.uk)


Georginio Wijnaldum Season Review 2016/17: Undoubted quality, searching for consistency (thisisanfield.com)


Manchester United’s £455 million spend in three years dwarfs Ajax’s all-time transfer outlay (goal.com)


How Daley Blind went from pariah to Ajax legend (goal.com)


Manchester United could have the whole country behind them vs Ajax (manchestereveningnews.co.uk)


Everton, Southampton target Klaassen: This could be my last Ajax game (tribalfootball.com)


Tottenham Hotspur trio send message backing Ajax to beat Manchester United (hitc.com)


Manchester United and Ajax take stock of terror attack ahead of Europa League final (dailystar.co.uk)


Ajax v Man United LIVE: Build-up, team news and analysis ahead of Europa League final (dailystar.co.uk)


Marcus Rashford v Kasper Dolberg: The Europa League final key battle (skysports.com)


Manchester United must watch out for this Ajax star – Lothar Matthaus (dailystar.co.uk)


Mariners complete swoop for Dutch midfielder Tom Hiariej (goal.com)


Why underdogs Ajax have potential to derail United (theworldgame.sbs.com.au)


Video:Bosz offers condolences to Manchester victims (sportskeeda.com)


Ajax v Man Utd: Peter Bosz reveals inspiration behind Europa League final hopes (express.co.uk)


23 May


Johan Cruyff may no longer be with us but his spirit will be driving this new Ajax side against Manchester United (dailymail.co.uk)


Security tightened for Manchester United’s Europa League final vs Ajax at Friends Arena after terror attack (mirror.co.uk)


Patrick Kluivert believes Ajax can repeat 1995 European heroics against Man Utd (sundayworld.com)


Ajax v Manchester United preview: Eric Bailly suspended for Europa League final (skysports.com)


Europa League final: More Cruyff than Van Gaal – the threat posed by youthful Ajax (bbc.co.uk)


Justin Kluivert hopes to emulate father Patrick by winning European trophy (espnfc.co.uk)


Clarence Seedorf tells talkSPORT he would ‘LOVE’ to work in England and is ‘open’ to Premier League AND Championship (talksport.com)


Manchester United have no divine right to beat Ajax, warns Phil Jones (eveningtimes.co.uk)


Ajax vs. Manchester United: 2017 Europa League Final Odds and Prediction (bleacherreport.com)


Koeman: Europa League Final will set standard for Everton (royalbluemersey.sbnation.com)


Dolberg downs Lyon & a sensational Schalke comeback – Ajax’s road to the Europa League final (fourfourtwo.com)


Pogba Starts as No.10 – Man Utd’s Strongest Possible 4-2-3-1 XI vs Ajax (soccerisma.com)


Dolberg and Sanchez have superstar potential – But Ajax will not bring back glory days of 1990s (fourfourtwo.com)


Ex-Chelsea boss Gullit warns Conte over “world-class” Hazard’s future (squawka.com)


Chelsea hero Gullit: Premier League lacks top talent (tribalfootball.com)


Marco van Ginkel pulls out of Netherlands squad (psv.nl)


Marcel Brands reveals PSV decision on Siem de Jong (themag.co.uk)


Veltman comments heighten Spurs move talk (eatsleepsport.com)


Ajax defender Joel Veltman – Tottenham are a wonderful club, my wife wants me to join them (ninetyminutesonline.com)


Europa League Final: Manchester United v Ajax Preview redrants.com


Man Utd legend van der Sar wants Ajax to win Europa final (tribalfootball.com)


Chelsea lining up summer transfer move for 20-year-old – report (thesportreview.com)


’90s Heroes: Everyone involved in that Ajax goal, 1995 (thesetpieces.com)


Who are Ajax? (sportskeeda.com)


Man United and Ajax both not favourites for final – Muhren (sportskeeda.com)


“Perfect way to end a perfect season” – Brad Jones recommits to Feyenoord (outside90.com)


Overmars reviving glory game for Ajax (independent.ie)


Ajax v Manchester United: Europa League final odds, statistics, history, team news, kick-off time & TV channel (sportinglife.com)


Ajax learning from past legends (irishexaminer.com)


22 May


Jones signs new Feyenoord deal (football-oranje.com)


Georginio Wijnaldum to Liverpool benefitted everyone but Newcastle must avoid delayed after-effects (chroniclelive.co.uk)


Chelsea make approach to sign Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez after abandoning Marquinhos transfer plans  (metro.co.uk)


Ronald Koeman: Europa League finalists set standard Everton aspire to reach (espnfc.co.uk)


Ajax will offer true test in Europa League final, says Daley Blind (indiatoday.intoday.in)


Europa League final: Wires crossed with Manchester United in Ajax bid to revive 1995 glory (thenational.ae)


Janmaat and van Ginkel pull out of Netherlands squad (football-oranje.com)


Everton boss Ronald Koeman trying to ‘push’ Ross Barkley out of club, claims ex-skipper (tribalfootball.com)


Europa League Prediction: Ajax v Manchester United (football-oranje.com)


Soccer-Ajax out to relive Van Gaal era in Europa League final (nasdaq.com)


‘No mixed feelings’ – Van der Sar wants Ajax to beat Man Utd (bbc.co.uk)


Ian Wright sends warning to Man United ahead of Ajax clash (thesportreview.com)


Manchester United & Ajax tactics analysed ahead of the Europa League final in Stockholm on May 24 (skysports.com)


Chelsea move for Ajax defender after Man United get their man? (mirror.co.uk)


Jose turns to Ajax (clubcall.com)


Daley Blind sends honest message to Man United fans about Ajax clash'(thesportreview.com)


21 May


Liverpool ratings – Gini Wijnaldum is the man for the big occasion, but Dejan Lovren showed his nerves (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Liverpool 3-0 Middlesbrough: Gini Wijnaldum pays dividends as Reds secure top four finish at Arsenal’s expense (mirror.co.uk)


Video:Watch: Blistering Wijnaldum Finish Has Liverpool On The Cusp Of The Champions League (punditarena.com)


Everton lose 3-1 to 10-man Arsenal in sorry end to Ronald Koeman’s first season (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Fresh Man United injury concern before the Ajax game (101greatgoals.com)


Jordi Cruyff: ”I am not amazed about what Peter Bosz and Ajax have achieved” (football-oranje.com)


Daley Blind wants to stay with Manchester United (football-oranje.com)


Ronald Koeman’s blue revolution has only just started (dailypost.co.uk)


Erik Ten Hag: ”We will give it our all to reach the Europa League” (football-oranje.com)


Calvin Stengs: ”Making my full debut puts me over the threshold ” (football-oranje.com)


Man United v Ajax is an enormous game for Jose Mourinho’s future at Old Trafford (101greatgoals.com)


Everton boss Koeman on Wenger: I understand Arsenal fans wanting new face (tribalfootball.com)


AZ ease past Groningen into Play-off final (az.nl)


Manchester United legend Edwin van der Sar has ‘taught me a lot’, reveals Ajax keeper Andre Onana as he prepares to face Red Devils in the Europa League final (dailymail.co.uk)


De Vrij in Barcelona’s sights (football-oranje.com)


Who Is This Dutch Starlet That Liverpool Have Agreed For A Trial Beating Spurs – Everything You Need To Know (soccersouls.com)


Blind won’t be compromised by Ajax family ties (independent.ie)


20 May


Ajax’s Bertrand Traoré hopes to show Chelsea what they are missing (theguardian.com)


Manchester United’s Daley Blind desperate to give Ajax fans another reason to hate him (mirror.co.uk)


Daley Blind comes from Ajax royalty but for the Europa League final, Jose Mourinho can count on him being a Red through and through (dailymail.co.uk)


Daley Blind reveals he wants to stay at Old Trafford despite Manchester United’s silence over a new deal (mirror.co.uk)


Johan Cruyff’s spirit lives on at Ajax, where Dutch legends Van der Sar, Bergkamp and Overmars are teaching kids how to beat Manchester United (dailymail.co.uk)


Eredivisie: AZ Alkmaar to play FC Utrecht in Europa League play-off (skysports.com)


Ajax youngster Justin Kluivert has stated his ambition is to be the best in the world and is hoping to emulate his father and score in the Europa League final next week. (football-oranje.com)


Ajax’s Justin Kluivert wants to be the best and not just famous for his dad (theguardian.com)


Eredivisie U-22 Young Players Team of the Season 2016-17: Talent Radar (outsideoftheboot.com)


Ricardo Moniz resigns as manager of FC Eindhoven (football-oranje.com)


Man Utd legend Van der Sar: Romero good option for Mourinho (tribalfootball.com)


Robben aiming for another title to outdo Cruyff (fourfourtwo.com)


Outdoing Cruyff keeps me going – Robben (goal.com)


Daley Blind: It will be special playing against Ajax in Europa League final (football-oranje.com)


Barcelona fear Chelsea rivalry for Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez (tribalfootball.com)


Story so far: Europa League finalists Ajax (uefa.com)


Chelsea’s Captain America set for higher-level loan; PSV, Feyenoord interested (weaintgotnohistory.sbnation.com)


Everton boss Ronald Koeman targeting quality for summer market (tribalfootball.com)


Everton boss Koeman: We can handle Lukaku sale – just like PSV and Gullit (tribalfootball.com)


REVENGE! Van Gaal helping Ajax ahead of Man Utd Europa League final (tribalfootball.com)


Spurs should enter the market for Dutch defensive recruit as they bid to finally claim title (footballtransfertavern.com)


Dutch oungster Timothy Fosu-Mensah optimistic about his recovery at Manchester United (thepeoplesperson.com)


Mourinho starts mind games with Ajax jibe (independent)


Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal giving Ajax tips as Europa League final showdown looms (mirror.co.uk)


19 May


Groningen earmark Bayern star Arjen Robben as an “absolute dream signing” (squawka.com)


Reading FC: ‘We got under their skins’ – Royals boss Jaap Stam explains the tactics behind their play-off win over Fulham (readingchronicle.co.uk)


Jose Mourinho does not believe Man Utd opponents Ajax should be in the Europa League (itv.com)


Koeman not confident Barkley will sign new Everton contract (fourfourtwo.com)


Manchester United flop Memphis Depay explains the meanings behind his many tattoos (mirror.co.uk)


Martin Jol sings Al Ahly’s praises (africanfootball.com)


Dutch side Den Bosch introduce ‘pay per point’ season ticket for next season (fourfourtwo.com)


Everton hero Ratcliffe: Good seeing Koeman snapped with agents, directors (tribalfootball.com)


Comparing how David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho have performed as Red Devils boss (talksport.com)


Fosu-Mensah: I was at Ajax for 8 years… but I’m a United player now (therepublikofmancunia.com)


Manchester United have more money than us but we have fantastic players, Ajax boss warns (skysports.com)


Ajax rising star Matthijs De Ligt mocks Paul Pogba’s £89m fee ahead of Europa League showdown (squawka.com)


Feyenoord’s Eredivisie victory rounds off an exciting season in Dutch football (backpagefootball.com)


Mark Hughes ‘frustrated’ by talks over Dutch defender Bruno Martins Indi deal (sportsmole.co.uk)


Celtic should use Ajax as inspiration to get back to the glory days (hitc.com)


Dutch youngster Nathan Ake sends message to Chelsea fans: This was a challenge (thesportsreview.com)


On-loan Stoke Dutch defender Martins Indi: ‘I’m going back to Porto for pre-season’ (tribalfootball.com)


Manchester United Dutch  player Timothy Fosu-Mensah gives injury update (manchestereveningnews.co.uk)


18 May


Kuyt to be given Feyenoord farewell match (football-oranje.com)


Bosz: No pressure at Ajax ahead of Europa league final against Manchester United (football-oranje.com)


Ake and Padt named in Netherlands provisional squad (football-oranje.com)


Opportunity knocks for Ajax against Man United in Europa League final but boss Peter Bosz isn’t feeling the pressure (independant.co.uk)


Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho cannot use tiredness as an excuse if he loses Europa League final, insists Ajax boss Peter Bosz (dailymail.co.uk)


Kuyt leads calls for artificial pitches in the Dutch Eredivisie to be banned (squawka.com)


Forget Liverpool, Van Dijk WANTS world record Chelsea move (tribalfootball.com)


Chelsea’s Matt Miazga set to remain on loan but not at Vitesse (goal.com)


How Everton boss Ronald Koeman is putting smiles back on faces at Goodison (liverpoolecho.co.uk)


Seven reasons Dirk Kuyt became a Liverpool, Feyenoord & Holland hero (planetfootball.com)


Five of the best moments from Dirk Kuyt’s Liverpool career (espnfc.co.uk)


Chelsea, Virgil van Dijk & the ‘verbal agreement’ with Borussia Mönchengladbach (101greatgoals.com)


Gini Wijnaldum surprises a Liverpool fan in a pub (101greatgoals.com)


“They make you consider leaving the country” – Dutch stars unite in protest against artificial pitches (eveningtimes.co.uk)


How Manchester United and Ajax have fared in previous European finals (sport.bt.com)


Ajax v Manchester United: the past meetings (uefa.com)


Ajax manager sends message to Man United fans (thesportreview.com)


Tottenham eyeing Ajax duo (football-oranje.com)


The story of Hoddle, Gullit, Zola and a thrilling era of change for Chelsea (planetfootball.com)


Dirk Kuyt ”It was a difficult decision”  (football-oranje.com)


Chelsea favourites to beat Liverpool to signing of Premier League star Van Dijk (dailystar.co.uk)


Dirk Kuyt: Liverpool’s working class hero deservedly retires a champion with Feyenoord (goal.com)


Liverpool hero Dirk Kuyt: Retirement a decision of the heart (tribalfootball.com)


For all Jose Mourinho’s excuses – he’ll be judged harshly against Van Gaal and Moyes if Man United lose to Ajax (mirror.co.uk)