Ajax has Thursday with the Mexican Club América reached an agreement on a transfer fee for attacker Diego Lainez, reports The Telegraph.
It is unclear to what amount it is. According to the last posts increased, Ajax to bid on the eighteen-year-old talent recently to 15 million euro in the hope to also be interested in Real Betis out to trump.
If the transfer fee is indeed 15 million euros, Lainez, the second most expensive Ajax purchase ever. Only Daley Blind (16 million euros, rising to 21 million euros) and Miralem Sulejmani (16,25 million euros) were more expensive.
Lainez is not associated with Ajax. The Locals see in the young Mexican said to be the successor of David Neres, which is in the explicit interest of the Chinese Guangzhou Evergrande.
Two-time international Lainez in the whole vanguard from the feet and played so far fifty official matches for Club América. He was good for five hits and three assists.
All rounded wintertransfers in the Premier league
Turbulent transfer for Ajax
Ajax has a fairly turbulent transfer. In addition to the possible departure of Neres – for whom Guangzhou, some 43 million euros would have left – is Maximilian Wöber possible for a transfer to Seville.
In addition, it reinforced the number two of the Premier league, with defender Lisandro Magallán, who happened to Boca Juniors. Luis Orejuela, Kaj Sierhuis and Azor Matusiwa, players who did not qualify for the first team, were rented out.
Ajax currently resides in the United States for a training camp. The team of trainer Erik ten Hag to practice there Thursday against Fluminense and Saturday against São Paulo.
Ajax continues the competition on Sunday 20 January with a home match against sc Heerenveen. Four days later, the Frisians again on a visit at the Johan Cruijff ArenA for the kwartfinaleduel in the TOTO KNVB-cup.
Training camps and training duels Premier league clubs in the winter break