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Ten Hag insists injury to Liverpool star van Dijk won't change Ajax approach

Erik ten Hag won't change Ajax's approach after Liverpool lost Virgil van Dijk and Joel Matip to injury.

Both centre-backs will be unavailable for the Champions League clash on Wednesday, with van Dijk expected to miss eight months after injuring his ACL.

"At the end of the day it is about who is still playing. It's not going to be a different Liverpool, they always play the same," said the Ajax boss.

"The quality of Man A can switch to Man B, the whole team won't change because Virgil Van Dijk isn't present.

"They are currently the best team in the world, if you win the Champions League and Premier League within two years you are a strong contender for the Champions League title."

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