Ajax agree fee to sign Steven Bergwijn from Tottenham Hotspur

Ajax have agreed a fee of around £20m to sign Tottenham striker Steven Bergwijn, 90 minutes understand.

Bergwijn has long been expected to leave the Lilywhites this summer after making just four Premier League starts all last season. The striker even explicitly revealed his desire to be sold earlier this month, saying:

“I just need to go play,” he said AD. “I want to leave Spurs now, for sure.

“Is it important for my new club to play in the Champions League? It’s not my top priority. It would be nice, but what’s important is that I’m going to play.

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“I wasn’t allowed to leave Spurs in the winter and I haven’t had any problems. But for the past few months I’ve barely been treated there. I want to go and play somewhere every week.”

Now he is ready to get his wish, as Ajax and Tottenham have agreed on a transfer fee, which 90 minutes includes an initial fee of £20m, with add-ons worth around £5m.

The sale will free up Tottenham to sign a new striker to add to their already potent attack this summer. Dejan Kulusevski, Harry Kane and Son Heung-min combined for an astonishing 66 goal contribution last season alone, and we understand Spurs are interested in one of Richarlison, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus or Raphinha on top of that. of their front line.