Tete leave Ajax and signs for four years with Olympique Lyon

Tete leave Ajax and signs for four years with Olympique Lyon

Photo: Olympique Lyon

Kenny Tete will leave Ajax definitive for an adventure with Olympique Lyon. Ajax will receive a minimum of 4 million euro for the self-trained player, who has a contract for four years, in the Parc Olympique Lyonnais.

In Lyon, the 21-year-old right back team-mate of compatriot Memphis Depay and Bertrand Traoré, who last season Ajax was rented from Chelsea and the London club, recently exchanged for the French club.

“I have spoken with the chairman and the trainer. Last season was frustrating, but I always stayed positive,” said Tete, who at Ajax pleasure had to take with a development this year and wanting behind Joël Veltman, in his presentation in Lyon.

The defender is happy that he Traoré again meets with the new employer. “The automatisms that I already have with him will be easier, though there is still much to improve.”

Tete, who has a contract until mid-2018 in the Arena, made his debut in 2015 for Ajax. He played 55 official matches for the 33-times national champions and scored once.

After Traoré, Davy Klaassen (Everton), Pelle Clement (Reading FC), Diederik Boer (PEC Zwolle), Thulani Serero (Vitesse), Django Warmerdam (FC Groningen) and Heiko Westermann (Austria Wien) is Tete the eighth player that Ajax is leaving.

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Probably also Jairo Riedewald the Amsterdam club in the short term. The 20-year-old defender-cum-midfielder did Saturday because of transferperikelen not participate in the practice duel with Werder Bremen.

The friendly match in Austria was stopped, and then following his departure to chelsea Abdelhak Nouri became unwell. The 20-year-old midfielder had a cardiac arrhythmia and was successfully resuscitated. He is still in the hospital.

Due to the situation around Nouri was the some players of Ajax with Rijnsburgse Boys on Tuesday night repealed. The team of coach Marcel Keizer is involved in the preparation against PAOK Saloniki (Saturday), Lyon (July 19th) and Hull City (28 July).

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