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Brian Brobbey has claimed he can 'live with' criticism from Ronald Koeman, after the Netherlands manager claimed that the Ajax striker's first touch and finishing were 'not good'.
The former Barcelona, Everton and Southampton manager's comments came just weeks after he had given the 21-year-old star his international debut during their European Qualifiers match against Greece in October.
But the youngster, who has been linked with a move to Man United and Real Madrid in the past, didn't take Koeman's comments seriously, acknowledging that he was still a very young footballer and had plenty of things to improve on.
'I still have a lot of points for improvement and that can be trained
He added: 'There are always people who say something about me, but I can't influence that. I can live with it.'
Ajax forward Brian Brobbey has said he is not taking Ronald Koeman's criticism of him too seriously
The Netherland's manager slammed the centre-forward claiming that his first touch and finishing were 'not good'
Brobbey, who has featured in all of Ajax's 10 league matches so far this season, claimed that he 'can live with the criticism'
The centre-forward scored 14 goals in 45 appearances across all competitions last season and has continued to find the back of the net at the start of the 2023-24 campaign, returning four goals in ten Eredivisie matches.
At international level, Brobbey has progressed through the Dutch youth system, earning 17 caps for the U21 side, featuring in all of their 2023 UEFA Euro U21 Championship matches over the summer.
But Koeman had given an honest assessment of the young stars' game.
'During the international