‘Veltman agreement with Ajax over a new contract until mid-2020’
Joël Veltman is on the verge of his contract at Ajax to extend until mid-2020. The 25-year-old right back has an oral agreement with Ajax over a new contract.
That reports The Telegraaf on Tuesday. The current contract of Veltman, who in 2012 made his debut in the Ajax runs until the summer of 2018.
Veltman was the past few weeks have strongly linked with a transfer abroad. So it would be Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer is interested in the zeventienvoudig Orange-international.
Ajax did Veltman in april a contract proposal, but the defender wanted the offer at that time not yet accept. He said in June, “even more than in earlier years” to be ready for a foreign club.
Veltman played so far 121 league games for Ajax, in which he a total of eight times to score. He conquered in five seasons, also has two league titles with the Locals.
With the upcoming contract extension of Veltman seems Ajax saved to continue to have major staffing problems on the rechtsbackpositie. Kenny Tete departs as well as certainly from Amsterdam.
The 21-year-old right back got the clubleiding permission to other clubs to talk and is missing currently in Austria, where Ajax at training camp.
Of the basisploeg that last season’s Europa League final lost and the second was in the Premier league are, as yet, only Davy Klaassen (Everton) and Bertrand Traoré (Olympique Lyon) left.
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