• Done Deal: Crystal Palace sign Jairo Riedewald from Ajax

    by  • July 25, 2017 • Football • 0 Comments

    Crystal Palace have announced the signing of Jairo Riedewald from Ajax.

    Since the appointment of Frank de Boer as a manager at Selhurst Park, the Eagles have been linked with a number of players, including the Dutchman Riedewald.

    At the age of 20, Riedewald has already made his debut for the national side and has made 81 appearances for AFC Ajax, but he has now agreed to make a move to the Premier League club.

    The versatile defender has made seven appearances during Ajax’s run to the Europa League final last season, where they suffered a 2-0 loss to Manchester United.

    He is a versatile defender, who can play at centre-back or left-back – has penned a three-year contract with the Eagles.

    Riedewald becomes Palace’s second signing of the summer transfer window after Ruben Loftus-Cheek from Chelsea joined the South Norwood club on a season-long loan deal.

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