Liverpool and Everton-linked Hakim Ziyech is leaving Ajax, says Erik ten Hag

Erik ten Hag manager of Ajax (R) and Giovanni van Bronckhorst manager of Feyenoord look on from the touchline during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and Feyenoord at...

Liverpool and Everton reportedly want Hakim Ziyech from Ajax.

Erik ten Hag manager of Ajax signals during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and Feyenoord at Amsterdam ArenA on January 21, 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has told Voetbal International, as translated by Goal.com, that reported Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Everton target Hakim Ziyech is leaving.

Ziyech is one of the best players in the Eredivisie, and has been linked with moves to Tottenham, Liverpool and Everton among other clubs.

According to Calciomercato.com, Tottenham, Liverpool and West Ham want to secure the services of Ziyech in the summer transfer window, with the Italian news outlet also crediting Valencia with interest in the 25-year-old midfielder.

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Calciomercato.it has claimed of Everton and Borussia Dortmund’s interest in the Morocco international, who scored nine goals and provided 15 goals in 34 Eredivisie matches for Ajax last season, according to WhoScored.

Hakim Ziyach of Morocco stands dejected during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Spain and Morocco at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 25, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia.

Ajax manager Ten Hag told Voetbal International, as translated by Goal.com: “I know he already has another deal elsewhere.

“I would have liked to keep him, but the agreements between him and the club are there. The only thing I can do is wish him good luck at his new club.”

Morocco player Hakim Ziyach in action during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium on June 20, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

Which club is it?

Ten Hag has not disclosed the club where Ziyech is going, and it will be interesting to see which one it is.

Could it be Liverpool or Everton? It could well be, or the 25-year-old midfielder could be joining Dortmund or Valencia.

Whichever club Ziyech goes it, one thing is for sure - he will be an asset for them.

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