Transfer Rumours 2018-19

At Ajax there are always rumours about players leaving and joining and this summer it will be no different due to the excellent European performance.

On this page we will keep track of all transfer rumours this summer, as well as list confirmed transfers and renewals.

If you know any transfer rumour that is not yet in the list, please share (including source) in the comment section at the bottom of the page and we will include it as soon as possible.

Rumoured Departures
Player Club Date Source Description
Kasper Dolberg Sevilla 05/22/2018 Source Reports on the table of the new sports director
Matthijs de Ligt Tottenham 05/15/2018 Source Manchester United confident of Toby Alderweireld transfer as Tottenham target £50m Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt
Matthijs de Ligt Barcelona 05/09/2018 Source De Jong (Ajax), target for 2019
Frenkie de Jong Barcelona 05/09/2018 Source De Jong (Ajax), target for 2019
Justin Kluivert AS Roma 05/08/2018 Source Italian top clubs aim for Kluivert, AS Roma most likely destination
Justin Kluivert Manchester City 05/08/2018 Source Manchester City eye Eden Hazard, Riyad Mahrez, Leon Bailey, Christian Pulisic, Gelson Martins and Justin Kluivert
Deyovaisio Zeefuik FC Groningen 05/08/2018 Source FC Groningen in negotiations with transferfree Zeefuik
David Neres Unknown 05/07/2018 Source German club offers more than 28 million for Neres
Mateo Cassierra FC Groningen 05/07/2018 Source FC Groningen hopes to loan Cassierra
Matthijs de Ligt Manchester City 05/05/2018 Source Manchester City line up £50m transfer raid for Matthijs de Ligt to be Vincent Kompanys successor
Justin Kluivert Manchester United 05/04/2018 Source Manchester United interested in signing Justin Kluivert… but are being blocked by club legend Edwin Van der Sar
Matthijs de Ligt Bayern Munchen 05/02/2018 Source Boateng statements not received well - FCB is targeting replacement
Vince Gino Dekker AZ 05/02/2018 Source Dekker seems to continue his career at AZ
Rumoured New Signings
Player Club Date Source Description
Rodolfo Pizarro Chivas 05/08/2018 Source Ajax sighs for Rodolfo Pizarro
Dusan Tadic Southampton 05/07/2018 Source Tadic replacement for Ziyech at Ajax
Zakaria Labyad Utrecht 05/06/2018 Source Akax targets Labyad again
Erick Gutierrez CF Pachuca 05/05/2018 Source Erick Gutierrez is followed with a magnifying glass from the Netherlands
Lisandro Magallan Boca Juniors 05/01/2018 Source Boca Juniors refuses bid Ajax on Magallan
Mason Mount Chelsea 04/30/2018 Source Ajax targets Vitesse star Mount
Angelino Manchester City 04/30/2018 Source Excelling NAC players high on Ajax and PSV target list
Confirmed New Signings
Player Previous Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Hassane Bande KV Mechelen Transfer 12/05/2017 07/01/2018 5 06/30/2023
Zakaria Labyad Utrecht Transfer 05/14/2018 07/01/2018 4 06/30/2022
Anass Salajh-Eddine AZ Transfer 07/06/2018 07/01/2018 3 06/30/2021
Perr Schuurs Fortuna Sittard Loan end 07/01/2018
Dusan Tadic Southampton Transfer 06/27/2018 07/01/2018 4 06/30/2022
Daley Blind Manchester United Transfer 07/17/2018 07/17/2018 4 06/30/2022
Mateo Cassierra Groningen Loan end 12/31/2018 12/31/2018
Lisandro Magallán Boca Juniors Transfer 01/02/2019 01/02/2019 4.5 06/30/2023
Lassina Traoré Ajax Cape Town Transfer 01/04/2019 01/12/2019 3.5 06/30/2022
Bruno Varela Benfica Loan start 01/26/2019 01/26/2019 0.5 06/30/2019
Razvan Marin Standard Luik Transfer 04/04/2019 07/01/2019 5 06/30/2024
Kik Pierie SC Heerenveen Transfer 04/17/2019 07/01/2019 5 06/30/2024
Kjell Scherpen FC Emmen Transfer 04/24/2019 07/01/2019 4 06/30/2023
Confirmed Departures
Player Next Club Type Announced Start Duration End Amount Remark
Zian Flemming Zwolle Transfer 05/02/2018 05/02/2018 3 06/30/2021
Justin Kluivert AS Roma Transfer 06/22/2018 06/22/2018
Léon Bergsma AZ Transfer 06/21/2018 07/01/2018 4 06/30/2022
Reda Boultam Cremonese Transfer 07/01/2018
Mateo Cassierra Groningen Loan start 06/01/2018 07/01/2018 1 06/30/2019
Vince Gino Dekker AZ Transfer 05/08/2018 07/01/2018 2 06/30/2020
Peter Leeuwenburgh NoClub Contract ended 07/01/2018
Terry Lartey Sanniez NEC Transfer 07/01/2018
Darren Sidoel Reading FC Transfer 07/01/2018 3 06/20/2021
Giovanni de la Vega Utrecht Transfer 05/13/2018 07/01/2018 2 06/30/2020
Nick Viergever PSV Transfer 07/01/2018 4 06/30/2022
Amin Younes Napoli Transfer 07/01/2018
Deyovaisio Zeefuik Groningen Transfer 05/30/2018 07/01/2018
Danilho Doekhi Vitesse Transfer 07/04/2018 07/04/2018
Mees de Wit Sporting Portugal Transfer 07/20/2018 07/20/2018
Robin Schouten Volendam Loan start 08/02/2018 08/02/2018 1 06/30/2019
Siem de Jong Sydney FC Loan start 08/23/2018 08/23/2018 1 06/30/2019
Benjamin van Leer NAC Loan start 08/30/2018 08/30/2018 1 06/30/2019
Azor Matusiwa De Graafschap Loan start 12/31/2018 12/31/2018 0.5 06/30/2019
Kaj Sierhuis Groningen Loan start 12/31/2018 12/31/2018 1.5 06/30/2020
Luis Orejuela Cruzeiro Loan start 01/08/2019 01/01/2019 1 12/31/2019
Saku Ylätupa AIK Transfer 01/29/2019 01/29/2019
Dennis Johnsen SC Heerenveen Loan start 01/30/2019 01/30/2019 0.5 06/30/2019
Mateo Cassierra Racing Club de Avellaneda Loan start 01/31/2019 01/31/2019 0.5 06/30/2019
Szabolcs Schön NoClub Contract terminated 01/31/2019 01/31/2019
Frenkie de Jong Barcelona Transfer 01/23/2019 07/01/2019 75,000,000
Players who renewed their contract
Player Announced Start Duration End Remark
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 07/06/2018 07/01/2018 1 06/30/2019
Victor Jensen 02/08/2018 07/01/2018 5 06/30/2023
Dominik Kotarski 02/16/2018 07/01/2018 5 06/30/2023
Kostas Lamprou 07/02/2018 07/01/2018 1 06/30/2019
Dani de Wit 01/05/2018 07/01/2018 2 06/30/2020
David Neres 09/04/2018 09/04/2018 4 06/30/2022
Noa Lang 04/02/2019 01/01/2019 2.5 06/30/2021
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 03/10/2019 07/01/2019 1 06/30/2020
Noussair Mazraoui 03/10/2019 07/01/2019 06/30/2022
Andre Onana 03/28/2019 07/01/2019 3 06/30/2022
Dani de Wit 04/02/2019 07/01/2019 2 06/30/2022
Players whose contract expires
Player Contract To Optional (Years)
Norbert Alblas 2018-06-30
Navajo Bakboord 2018-06-30
Stan van Bladeren 2018-06-30
Mitchell Dijks 2018-06-30
Peter Leeuwenburgh 2018-06-30
Azor Matusiwa 2018-06-30
Che Nunnely 2018-06-30
Sebastian Pasquali 2018-06-30
Mauro Savastano 2018-06-30