Ajax hope to steal a march on title rivals PSV when the two sides clash at the Amsterdam ArenA on Sunday, live on Sky.
Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel is in talks with the club about his future.
Celtic manager Ronny Deila has confirmed his interest in Sporting Gijon striker Stefan Scepovic.
Villarreal, Real Sociedad, PSV Eindhoven and Dinamo Zagreb all enjoyed wins in the Europa League qualifying play-offs.
PSV Eindhoven enjoyed a profitable day in front of goal as they beat NAC Breda in the second round of the Eredivisie.
Ajax began their Eredivisie title defence with victory over Vitesse, as Groningen, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord also won.
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