Ajax boss Schip relishing Akpom-Brobbey strike partnership

Ajax boss Schip relishing Akpom-Brobbey strike partnership

Akpom has been excellent for Ajax of their final two video games, and he may kind a robust partnership with Dutch teen Brobbey

Ajax coach Van’t Schip is relishing the potential strike partnership of Nigerian ahead Chuba Akpom and Dutch teen Brian Brobbey, Soccernet reviews.

Akpom arrived at Ajax from Middlesbrough in a deal value €14million in the course of the summer time. Nonetheless, he did not pin down a beginning shirt in his opening weeks regardless of getting the enduring quantity 10 jersey.

Nonetheless, the 28-year-old has sparked to life since Maurice Steijn was sacked and Schip took over as Ajax boss. Akpom scored in Schip’s first recreation in command of Ajax in opposition to Volendam. Then he adopted up with a brace in opposition to Heerenveen in his second recreation in cost.

With Akpom’s latest brilliance, Schip might should determine to bench the present first-choice Brobbey to present the Nigerian extra playtime.

Nonetheless, the Ajax gaffer has acknowledged that he’s open to enjoying Brobbey and Akpom collectively.

“It’s very clearly seen. He [Akpom] desires to attain one thing and present that he may be vital,” Van’t Schip stated per Ajax showtime.

“We would like the group to come back nearer collectively. We wish to give boys alternatives to indicate that they belong.

“Akpom and Brobbey can definitely be achieved collectively. Due to Brian’s[Brobbey] arduous work, he (Akpom) can rating. Brian demolishes a protection, and Akpom is available in when the areas are bigger.

“He has an excellent feeling for the areas in entrance of the purpose. However they’ll additionally play collectively. That’s definitely an choice.”

Ajax’s subsequent recreation is a Europa League fixture in opposition to Brighton on Thursday, and Akpom may get his first begin for the membership.

Kelvin Omachonu

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