Ajax boss sends message to Chelsea over state of Johan Cruyff Arena pitch

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The Johan Cruyff Arena hosted the Amsterdam Music Festival on Saturday, with DJs such as David Guetta performing into the early hours.

Ahead of the Champions League game between Ajax and Chelsea on Wednesday, there have been concerns over the state of the pitch.

About 40,000 fans were in attendance at the music festival.

Ajax boss Erik ten Hag has played down fears over the state of the pitch at the Johan Cruyff Arena.

Boards were put down over the turf during the festival and Ten Hag believes the pitch is fine.

The Dutchman said: “The pitch looks very good and in my opinion it’s fine to play.”

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