Crystal Palace Confirm Signing of £7.9m Ajax Defender Jairo Riedewald
Crystal Palace have confirmed the signing of defender
De Boer handed his compatriot his professional debut while coach of Ajax, and clearly rates the youngster highly.
The deal was expected to be completed prior to Palace's involvement in the pre-season Asia Trophy, but was reportedly held up
Riedewald has proved his versatility for Ajax, playing at centre-back, left-back and as a holding midfielder.
He made 16 league appearances last season, as well as six starts in Ajax's Europa League campaign which ended with defeat against Manchester United in the final.
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