Goalkeepers Andre Onana and Maarten Stekelenburg — internationals for Cameroon and the Netherlands, respectively — stayed home on Monday among a group of players including playmaker and captain Dušan Tadić.
Ten Hag said “it’s strange” that some players which have played in the Netherlands were not allowed to travel in Denmark, according to local rules during the pandemic.
“Of course, it disturbs our preparation but it is what it is,” the coach added.
Ajax and Midtjylland are seeking a first win in Group D which is led after two rounds by Liverpool with Atalanta in second place. Atalanta hosts the English champion on Tuesday.
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