July 13, 2017 11:35 GMT by bleacherreport.com

Ajax's Abdelhak Nouri Suffers Permanent Brain Damage After Collapsing on Pitch

Ajax's Abdelhak Nouri Suffers Permanent Brain Damage After Collapsing on Pitch

Ajax have announced that Abdelhak Nouri has severe and permanent brain damage following his collapse on the pitch while playing against Werder Bremen on Saturday. Ajax made the statement on their official English Twitter feed: Per BBC Sport, he was put in a medically induced coma after his collapse as a result of cardiac arrhythmia, but tests earlier in the week suggested he suffered "no ...

Ajax have announced that Abdelhak Nouri has severe and permanent brain damage following his collapse on the pitch while playing against Werder Bremen on Saturday.

Ajax made the statement on their official English Twitter feed:

Per BBC Sport, he was put in a medically induced coma after his collapse as a result of cardiac arrhythmia, but tests earlier in the week suggested he suffered "no heart or brain damage," with more thorough testing due to take place when he was conscious. 

                  

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