What was an open secret among the leading media in the Netherlands has become official today. Ajax has announced, through its social networks and through a statement, Hakim Ziyech’s transfer to Chelsea. The 26-year-old Moroccan extreme will change Amsterdam for London from June 30 and will become the first reinforcement of the blues Looking forward to next season. Through the agreement reached, London club will pay 40 million (being able to reach four million more in variables) by the player still trained by Erik ten Haag.Ziyech was already tempted last year by clubs like Sevilla or Roma, but declined those offers. Even Chelsea himself tried to sign him in this winter market, but the negotiations did not come to fruition because Ajax could let such an important player go midway through the season. The team led by Ten Haag will thus lose one of its flagships. 49 goals in 160 official matches played with the set jacket amsterdammer They guarantee it. Also the fact of having been awarded the prize to best player in the Netherlands in the 2017/18 season. For its part, Chelsea is reinforced by incorporating more gunpowder into the attack through a player that is very much to Frank Lampard.