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Chelsea Agree Deal For Exciting Ajax Playmaker

Chelsea FC have agreed their first summer transfer deal. 

Mercurial Ajax playmaker Hakim Ziyech is set to join the Blues on July 1 after a $44 million deal was agreed between the two clubs.

Ziyech, a Morocco international, is a player that will certainly make an impact in the business areas of the pitch. A central attacking midfielder, he's scored eight times and racked up 21 assists in 30 games this year - including two goals and eight assists in 10 Champions League / UCL Qualifying matches.

Blues fans will certainly remember Ziyech from his 3-assist performace in the 4-4 draw between Ajax and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in November. 

Ziyech had missed a few recent Ajax fixtures with a calf injury, but returned on February 12th, playing 10 minutes as a substitute in the Dutch Cup.

Chelsea fans - how excited are you for Ziyech to suit up for your team? Join the conversation on social media!

 
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