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26-Year-Old Chelsea Target Hints Ajax Stay



Ajax Amsterdam winger Hakim Ziyech has revealed that he could stay at his present club beyond this summer’s transfer window despite the intense rumours of a move away from the club.

In a chat with Inside Ajax, Hakim Ziyech hinted a possible stay at Ajax as he said that he’s picky and that an exit would only be considered if something exciting to him comes along.

He was also quick to point out that anything can happen.

Hakim Ziyech has been in very good form for Ajax Amsterdam this term and he has been linked with major European clubs like Arsenal, German champions Bayern Munich and Chelsea.

Dutch Eredivisie giants Ajax have exceeded expectations this season especially in the Champions League where they have knocked out more illustrious clubs like Real Madrid and Juventus.

Ajax thrashed Real Madrid 4-1 in front of their home fans in the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie to seal a 5-3 aggregate win over the Spanish giants.

The Dutch club then stun Italian champions Juventus 2-1 in the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal tie to seal a last four berth with a 3-2 aggregate win.

Hakim Ziyech and Ajax are at the top of the Dutch Eredivisie as well.

The Moroccan Ziyech has scored 15 goals and provided 12 assists in the league.

The 26-year-old is seen by Chelsea as a possible replacement for wantaway talisman Eden Hazard.