Westermann let Ajax-contract rescind and draws with Austria Wien

Westermann let Ajax-contract rescind and draws with Austria Wien

Photo: Austria Wien

Heiko Westermann leaves Ajax for Austria Wien. The contract of the German use in Amsterdam, have until mid-2018 went, Monday was dissolved and not much later, he signed for Austria Wien.

By the dissolution of his contract the 33-year-old Westermann press conference is looking for a new club. He was already longer in the interest of Austria Wien, where he is now for two years has been drawn.

In Austria Westermann playing under coach and fellow countryman Thorsten Fink. “Such an experienced man winning is good for us. With its setting and experience for our young team”, the coach is content with the arrival of the defender.

Westermann played a season for Ajax, after he in the summer of 2016 happened to Real Betis. The 27-times German international had to experience to bring back, but failed in a move to conquer. His contribution was limited to eight official matches and he didn’t score a goal.

For Ajax and Betis played Westermann in the Bundesliga with Arminia Bielefeld, Schalke 04 and Hamburger SV.

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Westermann is the fourth player from the A-selection Ajax this summer leaves. Previously signed Davy Klaassen at Everton, Diederik Boer was press conference to PEC Zwolle and the Chelsea hired Bertrand Traoré was set by Olympique Lyon.

The chances are that Westermann is not the only defender who is leaving. Kenny Tete and Mitchell Dijks go Monday with the selection of trainer Marcel Emperor on the training camp to Austria, because they are with other clubs in negotiation.

Dijks was the last half of the year already loaned out to Norwich City. Just as a Tete is running his contract with Ajax until mid-2018.

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Overview: All zomertransfers in the Premier league

Werder Bremen

Ajax plays in Austria, his first practice game of the season. Saturday Werder Bremen the opponent and duel starts at 16.00 hours.

At the end of this month for the losing Europa League finalist in the first match on the program in the preliminary rounds of the Champions League. The first match of Ajax in the Eredivisie on Saturday, August 12, from against Heracles Almelo.

See also:
Overview: training duels Eredivisieclubs in preparation

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