Ajax star Abdelhak Nouri suffers serious brain damage

Abdelhak Nouri received CPR on the pitch and was airlifted to hospital in Austria after falling to the ground in the 73rd minute of the game against Werder Bremen.

Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri has suffered 'serious and permanent brain damage' after collapsing during his side's pre-season friendly with Werder Bremen on Saturday.The 20-year-old midfielder received CPR on the pitch and was airlifted to hospital in Austria after falling to the ground in the 73rd minute of the game.Doctors had been cautiously optimistic about his prospects, but the Dutch club have now confirmed that Nouri's diagnosis is career-ending. Medics tended to Ajax midfielder ...