Ajax have confirmed the signing of Steven Bergwijn from Tottenham for £ 26.4m on a five-year deal.
Spurs and Ajax have finally agreed to change the 24-year-old player after Dutch players who offered £ 20m were rejected in June.
Bergwijn from the Netherlands has been keen to move to Ajax for the past month after losing interest in Spurs boss Antonio Conte. The 24-year-old also played for Ajax in his youth.
He scored eight goals in 83 appearances for Tottenham when he arrived at PSV Eindhoven in January 2020.
Ajax head coach Alfred Schreuder said: “It shows that Steven wants to move to Ajax. He is a player with a lot of character. He has a lot of energy and he has goals.
“Honestly, I’m glad we were able to sign, adding a new brand to our team.”
Spurs are close to extending Lenglet loan on a long-term basis
Clement Lenglet is testing with Tottenham this morning.
They stayed at a hotel located on their Hotspur Way training ground last night.
Spurs are expected to finalize a 24-hour contract and fly him to South Korea to begin their pre-season tour on Saturday.
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Tottenham Match: Spurs start with Saints & Chelsea
Tottenham begin their 2022/23 Premier League campaign at home in Southampton on August 6 followed by a trip to London against rivals Chelsea on August 13.
Antonio Conte’s side, who finished fourth last season to qualify for the Champions League, will face Arsenal in north London at The Emirates on October 1 and return to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on January 14.
The first team Tottenham faced is Nottingham Forest at City Ground on August 27 followed by a mid-week evening trip to London against West Ham on August 30.
Tottenham’s final game before the end of the winter World Cup in Qatar will be at home to Leeds on November 12, Spurs return to the Premier League on Boxing Day in Brentford.
Tottenham face relegated London derby in the second half of the season against West Ham on February 18 and Chelsea on February 25.