Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul’s career appears to have come to a grinding halt, and it is a major surprise considering that he was regarded as one of the best goalkeepers playing outside the top teams not too long ago.
The problem for the Dutch goalkeeper started when he suffered a cruciate ligament injury in 2015. This type of an injury almost forces a player to go on the sidelines for almost 12 months. Aware of the intense competition at Newcastle, Krul appears to have worked extremely hard on returning much sooner than expected. This did not go as planned, and manager Rafa Benitez has sent the goalkeeper out on loan to Ajax in order to help him get back to the former levels.
The loan move to the Dutch club has not worked out, as Krul is behind second choice goalkeeper Andre Onanain the pecking order. Krul was expected to replace Jasper Cillessen, but he is now having to spend much of that time on the sidelines waiting for the first-team opportunity. Continue reading Tim Krul Rushed Himself from Injury, Claims Ajax Manager
Feyenoord captain Dirk Kuyt has stated that he is not happy with the draw against Ajax.
He believes that his side played better than the draw they earned against Ajax and said that he was disappointed with the result. He said that Feyenoord has numerous chances to win the game especially in the first half and believes that his teammates should have done better.
He said that it is sad that they have missed several chances to take the lead and then they find themselves conceding a goal. He stated that the goal they conceded was a blow for the team and thought that they could have done better.
He has however praised the character of the team and said that it is this attitude that has allowed them to come back into the game. Indeed Dirk Kuyt scored the equalizing goal in the closing stage of the match to help his team snatch a well-earned point. He said that the cross was perfect from his teammate and he made his best in order to connect with the ball, and fortunately he was able to score this important goal. Continue reading Kuyt not satisfied with result