Information currently reaching us at Pinaxonline.com indicates that Chelsea have agreed to terms with Dutch champions Ajax over the signing of Morrocan midfielder Hakim Ziyech for a fee reported to be £45 million. A statement by Ajax on their official Twitter page suggested that Ziyech will be moving to Stamford Bridge in the next summer, ending reports linking him to other top clubs in Europe. The Moroccan emerged a transfer target for Blues following his stellar Champions League performance against Chelsea which ended in dramatic 4-4 draw.
Chelsea beat top clubs in Europe for the signing of Ziyech whose prolific swags that can help boost the attacking line led by Tammy Abraham. The 26-year-old Moroccan is also believed will blend his attacking prowess and creativity for Blues as he will be expected to fill the void left behind by Hazard.
Ziyech was instrumental to Ajax’s exploits in the Champions League last season and also helped the Dutch side win the Eredivisie title. The Moroccan international has an impressive record under Erik ten Hag with 10 goals and 16 assists.