Abdelhak Nouri: Ajax player will be taken out of an induced coma

Nouri is in intensive care
Nouri is in intensive care after collapsing on Saturday

Ajax's Abdelhak Nouri will be taken out of an induced coma after tests showed he suffered no heart or brain damage when he collapsed in a friendly.

Nouri, 20, suffered "cardiac arrhythmias" - heart rhythm problems - against Werder Bremen on Saturday.

On Monday, Ajax said tests showed his "heart is functioning normally".

A brain scan since has not detected "any anomalies" and the Dutch club said more detailed testing will be carried out when he is conscious.

The Amsterdam-born player is in hospital in Austria - where the friendly was played - and is expected to be out of the coma in the next 24 hours.

He was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Innsbruck after his collapse and on Sunday, the 33-time Dutch champions said the Moroccan was "out of danger".

Nouri played 15 league and cup games for Ajax in 2016-17, scoring one goal in a Dutch Cup tie.

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