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Ex-Ajax coach Gronnemark: Why Liverpool will be too strong

Liverpool throw-in coach Thomas Gronnemark believes they'll be physically too strong for Champions League opponents Ajax.

The Dane has also worked with the Dutch giants.

He told the Blood Red podcast: "Ajax is a really exciting team.

"No matter when you play Ajax, you can be 100 per cent sure that there are a lot of young players and they play with an exciting, optimistic playing style.

"The thing is that Ajax is always a selling club so it is really different year to year. Two years ago, they went to the semi-final against Tottenham.

"But since then six, seven, eight really good players are sold to big clubs. They are a fantastic team and one of the favourites to take one of the two spots [to progress to the knockout stage].

"Liverpool are a more physical team than Ajax which can be an advantage because we have some really strong headers."

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