Ajax midfielder Mohammed Kudus is thrilled to have overcome and injury nightmare after returning to the pitch for Dutch heavyweights Ajax.
The 20-year-old featured in the side's in their 4-1 demolition of Sparta Rotterdam last weekend.
The Ghana international has been in the treatment room for close to four months after he suffered an injury during a UEFA Champions League match against Liverpool back in October 2020.
But the Ghanaian feels elated to return to the pitch after overcoming the setbacks.
"Today was especially important to feel comfortable on the field again after my injury," said Kudus at the press conference, quoted by Ajax Life .
"I'm still learning how my body works," admits the summer purchase. "Maybe I wanted to fast. It was difficult, because it was the first serious injury I experienced. It was a whole new experience for me."
He added: "It was very difficult that the entire campaign passed me by. You dream of that stage. Anyway, the switch had to be made and I had to focus on rehabilitation. I received a lot of encouragement and wishes for improvement from supporters and that helped me with my recovery. Thanks to them! "