Ajax sign young midfielder Teun Bijleveld

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Ajax have confirmed that they have signed young midfielder Teun Bijleveld from AZ Alkmaar on a two-year contract that will keep him at the club until June, 2019. The club further confirmed that they have included an option of an additional year in the contract.

Born in Amstelveen, the 18-year-old joined the youth ranks of Alkmaar and will now play for Jong Ajax – Ajax’s reserve team for the upcoming season.

In an official statement to the club, Bijleveld expressed his delight, saying:

“I feel very honoured and happy to be able to play with Ajax. I very much enjoyed playing at AZ, but deep in my heart, I’ve always been an Ajax fan. It’s great that I can express that now.”