AFC Ajax have signed Dutchman Steven Bergwijn from Tottenham for € 31.25 million. They announced, “Ajax has reached an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur and Steven Bergwijn for the transfer of the Dutchman. Bergwijn has signed a contract with Ajax that is effective immediately and will run for five seasons, until June 30, 2027. Ajax will pay a fixed transfer fee of € 31.25 million to the English club.”
Head coach of AFC Ajax, Alfred Schreuder said, “It is indicative of Steven’s ambition. That he chose to make the step to Ajax. He is a player with many qualities. He has enormous drive and is also very goal-oriented. Of course, I am happy that we were able to sign him, he adds new quality to our team.”
Spurs confirmed the same, they stated, “We have reached agreement with Ajax for the transfer of Steven Bergwijn.
“Signed from PSV Eindhoven in January, 2020, the Netherlands international marked his debut with the opening goal in a 2-0 win against Manchester City and scored our first goal on football’s return from lockdown against Manchester United in June, 2020.
“Stevie went on to make 81 appearances for us in all competitions, scoring eight goals, including a memorable double in injury time to turn a 2-1 deficit into a 3-2 victory against Leicester City in January last season.
“We wish Stevie all the best for the future.”