Ajax’s sporting director admits he has promised in-demand playmaker Hakim Ziyech a move this summer with the likes of Liverpool and Tottenham keeping tabs on the Moroccan international, speaking to De Telegraaf.
There has never been any doubt about Ziyech’s natural talent but he has really taken his game to a whole new level in 2018/19.
In all competitions, the midfielder produced 21 goals and 24 assists as Ajax won the Eredivisie title for the first time in five years, not to mention triumphing in the KNVB Cup and reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League.
And Overmars has admitted that the former FC Twente talisman is unlikely to still be at Amsterdam next season as interest reaches fever pitch.
"He leaves when a top club comes. He is in focus because of his achievements in the Champions League,” the former Arsenal and Barcelona winger has admitted.
"Many big clubs are buzzing around him. We promised Hakim [that we would] agree to a good transfer."
Sport claims that Ajax want £43 million for Ziyech, who could potentially replace Philippe Coutinho or even Christian Eriksen on Merseyside or in North London.
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