Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri apparently suffered a serious and permanent brain damage after collapsing in a friendly match last Saturday and now his life is in Avery critical condition.
The 20 year old Abdelhak got a cardiac arrhythmias or simply call it a heart rhythm problem during the game against Werder Bremend which led to his collapse hence damaging his brains.
The club statement said the chances of recovery from the damage is zero.
“The diagnosis was made that a lot of his brain is not functioning. All this probably occurred due to a lack of oxygen supply.” analysed the doctor.
On Monday, the club had said tests showed his “heart is functioning normally” and brain scans did not detect any anomalies but new tests revealed the extent of the damage.
The Amsterdam-born player was flown by helicopter to hospital in Austria where the abandoned friendly match was being played. Ajax say he will soon be transferred to a hospital in Amsterdam for further care.
Former Manchester United and Fulham goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar, now CEO at Ajax, said: ”
“Abdelhak is such a great talent, but unfortunately we will never know how far his star would have reached had this not happened. “
Nouri played 15 league and cup games for Ajax in 2016-17, scoring one goal in a Dutch Cup tie.