Transfer News: Chelsea Completes €40m Signing Of Hakim Ziyech From Ajax

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Hakim Ziyech

English Premier League club, Chelsea have completed the signing of highly-rated Moroccan footballer,  Hakim Ziyech from Ajax.

Confirming the deal, Ajax in a statement on its website on Thursday, 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.

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Hakim Ziyech

The statement read: “Ajax and Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of Hakim Ziyech. The player will join the Premier League club on July 1st 2020 and will finish the season in Amsterdam.

“The clubs have agreed a deal of € 40 million euros. This sum could potentially increase to a maximum of € 44 million, with variable factors.

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“The contract of the Moroccan player lasts until the 30th of June 2022.”