It was reported that Daley Blind is set to have a long-term injury but scans revealed that the situation is not that worse.
suffered an injury in the second half of the 7-0 victory of theNetherlands
. The injury was assumed to be ligament damaged but the scans which underwent on Thursday confirmed that his injury won’t be that long and he might be able to participate in the Euros for his country.
However, he is expected to be absent forAjax
until the end of the season. Ajax provided an update on their official website and Blind said:
"Today, after an examination in the hospital it turned out that fortunately there is no damage to the knee, but that the front ankle ligament of my left ankle is torn.
"I assume that my season at Ajax is over. I will have an operation next week. If everything goes well during rehabilitation, I hope that I can still make it to the Euros this summer."
"Of course I am terribly disappointed. You play football to win trophies and those trophies will be won in the coming months. Of course, I wanted to be there. It has been a wonderful season with Ajax so far. That now ends very abruptly for me."