Ajax player Abdelhak Nouri received treatment on the field after collapsing during Saturday's friendly against Werder Bremen in Austria.

In the 72nd minute of the game at Lindenstadion in Hippach, the 20-year-old midfielder lay down on his back clearly in pain.

The Eredivisie club are describing the situation as "serious".

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A screen was drawn around the player as he was tended to by paramedics and ambulances. 

A trauma helicopter then landed on the field as fans were asked to leave the stadium. 

Nouri was then flown to hospital where he received treatment and is now in a stable condition. 

It is believed that he may have a heart rhythm disorder.