Ghana star Mohammed Kudus has announced that he will leave Ajax this summer to take on a new challenge.
Kudus after helping Ajax to defeat PFC Ludogorets 4-1 on the road in the 2023/24 UEFA Europa League qualifiers said that the game may be his last for the Amsterdam-based team.
West Ham United of the English Premier League is said to have reached an agreement with Ajax to sign Kudus Mohammed for a sum of roughly €44 million, including a 10 percent onward sale.
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He offered an intriguing insights into his potential departure from Ajax after his hat-trick against Ludogorets as he responded, “This was my first hat-trick for Ajax, but not the best game. I had better performances,” Kudus Mohammed said after the game.
“Yes, I think so [on his move from Ajax this summer]. But let’s see what happens in the next days. The talks are going on.
“We have to see if an agreement is reached in the next days, ” he concluded.
Amid strong links with West Ham United, Kudus’ words suggest that the chapter of his Ajax journey might be drawing to a close.
The dynamic midfielder’s brilliance on the field has attracted significant attention, leading to West Ham United’s pursuit of his services.
With the Premier League club reportedly in agreement with Ajax over his transfer, Kudus’ potential move to the English top flight seems imminent.
Kudus’ journey at Ajax, which began in 2020 when he joined from Nordsjaelland, has been marked by remarkable performances and contributions to the team. His recent hat-trick against Ludogorets serves as a testament to his skill and impact on the pitch.
While Kudus’ departure from Ajax appears to be on the horizon, his destination remains a point of interest. The personal terms for the 23-year-old have already been established, indicating that he is preparing to sign a five-year contract with the option for an additional sixth year at West Ham United.