Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech will not be playing in the Atlas Lions' upcoming games against Malawi and Argentina due to a muscle injury.
The team, who have already qualified for the African Cup of Nations, will face Malawi in a qualifier away on Friday, before meeting Argentina in friendly four days later in Tangier.
The 25-year-old sustained an injury during his side's 1-0 loss to Alkmaar in a Dutch league game on Sunday.
Ziyech has produced many fine displays with Ajax this season, helping his side reach the UEFA Champions league quarterfinals at the expense of defending champions Real Madrid.
He has scored 14 goals and provided 12 in 21 league appearances so far this season.
Reports have said that Premier League club Chelsea are showing interest in the player.
Ziyech, who started his international career in October 2015, has 23 caps and has scored 12 international goals.
Several international football clubs showed interest in the 25-year old Moroccan football star.
By Morocco World News -
Rabat – Another football club is interested in Moroccan footballer Hakim Ziyech, who currently plays for Ajax.
According to Calciomercato, British football team Chelsea is interested in the Moroccan footballer this summer.
In this season, the Moroccan footballer made 31 appearances, in which he scored 15 goals and offered 12 assists, according to Caught Offside.
Ziyech joined Ajax in 2017.1 In April 2018, Ziech clinched the title of the player of the year in his Dutch team after he led them to a major win against AZ Alkmaar.
Born in the Netherlands to Moroccan parents, Ziyech is also admired by Moroccan football fans.
The footballer made his debut for Morocco in October 2015 in a friendly match with Côte d’Ivoire. He was also among the list of Moroccan footballers who played in the 2018 World Cup.
Ziyech also played for the Netherlands in the Under 19, Under 20, and Under 21 teams between 2012 and 2014.