AFC Ajax star Justin Kluivert moves to AS Roma in the Italian Serie A for $20 million

Rome: Justin Kluivert, the son of former Barcelona and Newcastle striker Patrick, left Ajax for Roma for 17.25 million euros ($20 million) on Friday, the Serie A club announced.

Justin Kluivert was part of a young Ajax team that reached the Europa League final in 2017, where they were beaten by Manchester United. AFP

Justin Kluivert was part of a young Ajax team that reached the Europa League final in 2017, where they were beaten by Manchester United. AFP

The Dutch international winger penned a five-year contract with the Italian giants that runs until 30 June, 2023. "I'm feeling great. I'm at an unbelievable club and I can't wait to start," said Kluivert who made 30 league appearances for Ajax last season, scoring 10 goals.

"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."


Updated Date: Jun 23, 2018 12:29 PM

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