Ajax winger, Hakim Ziyech, has agreed to a five-year deal with English Premier League side, Chelsea.
The Blues triggered a £37million release clause in Ziyech’s deal and the West London side on Sunday announced that it has reached a personal deal with the winger.
Recall while confirming the deal, Ajax had in a statement on its website on Thursday, 13th February, said it has reached a €40 million deal for Ziyech to join Chelsea during the summer transfer window.
He would, however, finish the current season with Ajax before joining the English Premier League side on July 1.
The club manager, Frank Lampard, is out in the market seeking for players who can strengthen his squad ahead of next season, with the likes of Pedro and Willian expected to leave Stamford Bridge.
“I am delighted and proud to have signed for such a huge club as Chelsea.”
“I am looking forward to next season and hope we can achieve great things together,” Ziyech told the club website.
Chelsea director, Marina Granovskaia further stated: “We are delighted Hakim will be joining us in the summer, having been a key target of the club’s in this last window.”
“We wish Hakim and Ajax all the best for the rest of the season and look forward to welcoming him to Stamford Bridge in the summer.”