Roma sign Ajax wonderkid

first_imgRoma emerged as the front-runners among several top clubs in Europe and have now confirmed the deal on their website after reaching an agreement with Ajax.Kluivert said: “I’m feeling great. I’m at an unbelievable club and I can’t wait to start.“I think Roma is a great club for me – I think they can build me into a bigger, stronger player and I can do some nice things here.”Sporting director Monchi added: “I think that Justin is already one of the most exciting young players in European football.“Because of this it was not easy to bring him to Roma ahead of a number of other clubs.“But Justin believes Roma is the perfect club for him to continue his development and realise his enormous potential.”Kluivert joined Ajax’s youth academy at the age of eight and went on to make 56 appearances for the first team, scoring 13 goals. Justin Kluivert has left Ajax to join Roma in a deal worth £15m.The highly-rated son of legendary Dutch footballer Patrick Kluivert had been set to leave the Netherlands for a while after rejecting a contract extension. 1center_img Big things are expected of Kluivert last_img read more