Alkmaar '54 News and Features
Tim Krul After cutting short a loan spell at Ajax, Newcastle United's Tim Krul has instead made a temporary move to AZ Alkmaar.
Markus Henriksen Norway and AZ Alkmaar attacking midfielder Markus Henriksen has become Hull City's latest signing.
Scott Brown Several big name clubs including Ajax, Fiorentina and Marseille are all fighting to stay alive in this season's Europa League.
Scott Brown Celtic need a win against Ajax in the Europa League, while Liverpool can qualify with victory over Bordeaux.
Dries Mertens will miss Napoli's game against Midtjylland after the Belgian attacker suffered a thigh injury.
Twenty-nine UEFA Europa League ties were settled on Thursday, completing the list of clubs competing in the play-offs and West Ham will not.
Spots in the UEFA Europa League final qualifying round are up for grabs, with 29 ties set to be decided on Thursday.
Southampton won comfortably, West Ham saw red in another struggle and Sampdoria were humbled in the Europa League qualifiers.
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