Goalkeeper Onana wanted last summer to leave for Ajax


Goalkeeper Onana wanted last summer to leave for Ajax

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André Onana wanted to last summer actually leave Ajax, but a conversation with the general director Edwin van der Sar brought the goalkeeper eventually on other thoughts.

“After my arrival from Barcelona, I realized that I’m not right in the first stand, so I had no trouble with my role behind Jasper Cillessen and Diederik Boer”, says Onana Wednesday against The guardian.

“But when Peter Bosz came and the situation has not changed, I didn’t want to wait anymore. It was better that I would leave.”

The Kameroener also spoke with Van der Sar about his situation and advised him to remain in Amsterdam. “Edwin said that I was only twenty, still a child, and that I have patience. Twenty is nothing for a keeper. Now I play and I think that it is right for me a number of years at Ajax to develop.”

Onana was after the departure of Cillessen to FC Barcelona, preferred to a Farmer, and also won the competition with Tim Krul, who shortly after the Eredivisiedebuut of the African that he was still contracted to Newcastle United was taken over and is now under the lat is in AZ.


Ajax is as happy about the development of Onana, that the club until mid-2018 ongoing commitment of the final item but would like to renew. “In January Marc Overmars (director of football cases, red.) my manager indicated that Ajax is with me wants to,” said Onana.

Onana, who since the middle of 2014 under contract at Ajax, keepte this season is already twenty games at the highest level in the Netherlands and has also been 39 Jupiler League matches behind his name.

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