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The #JF70 2017: Top 10 best Eredivisie young talents to watch in 2016/17

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We've reviewed 2015/16's most exciting young players to watch in the Netherlands, England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany on Just Football. Now it's time for us to announce the...

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Top 10 Eredivisie young players of 2015/16 – The JF60 Class of 2016 Review

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The #JF60 is our annual special feature on Just Football bringing you the best young footballers in Europe across six major leagues. Before we release our Class of 2017 later this week the 10...

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Ajax Fans Hang Effigy Of Feyenoord Player Kenneth Vermeer During Typically Heated ‘De Klassieker’ Clash (Video)

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Sunday's 'De Klassieker' was quite an occasion, with Ajax beating their bitter rivals Feyenoord 2-1at the Amsterdam ArenA to movejust a point behind leaders PSVin the Eredivisie. Before the game, the intensity of the animosity between the two sets of fans was highlighted by the hanging from the stands of an effigy of ex-Ajax and current Feyenoord goalkeeperKenneth Vermeer.

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Official: Dutch International ‘Keeper Jasper Cillessen Completes €13m Dream Move To Barcelona (Photo)

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Jasper Cillessen has opened a brand spanking new Twitter account to announce that he's only gone and sealed his dream move to Barcelona.

The Dutch international goalkeeper has joined the Catalans on a five-year deal, with Ajax receiving a fee of around€13million (plus a further €2million in add-ons) for the pleasure.

Barcelona confirm agreement for goalkeeper's transfer to Manchester City

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Barcelona have announced that an agreement has been reached with Manchester City for the transfer of Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo.

Following weeks of speculation, Bravo is now expected to sign a four-year contract with Man City, who will reportedly pay £17 million to acquire the Chilean stopper’s services.

Champions League Final History: Results, Winners, Records, Goalscorers & Venues

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The Champions League is UEFA’s biggest competition and arguably the most important club competition in the world. The competition as it is today is a rebranding of the old European Cup, with the 2015/16 Champions League the 24th season in the new format, and the 61st in the history of the tournament.

Ajax fans produce emotional, stunning tribute to Johan Cruyff

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By now, you've likely seen or at least heard about Barcelona's tribute to Johan Cruyff. It came before the weekend's most watched soccer match -- Saturday's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid -- after all, and was plenty impressive.

But the display Ajax and their fans put together was on a whole other emotional level, which makes sense as their connection to Cruyff was arguably even stronger and deeper.

Johan Cruyff: Genio del fútbol en todo sentido

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Nos levantamos este día con la lamentable noticia de la muerte de Johan Cruyff (Hendrick Johannes Cruijff, 1947) de quien se ha dicho y escrito mucho por largo tiempo.

Desde mi perspectiva, y a manera de un homenaje póstumo, quiero repasar algunas cosas que lo colocan en una esfera difícil de alcanzar en la industria del fútbol ya que al calificativo de "genio", bien le podríamos sumar la de "revolucionario", "creativo" e "innovador".

From Spain: Chelsea locked in negotiation for €20m midfielder, club in hurry to seal the deal

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From Spain: Chelsea locked in negotiation for €20m midfielder, club in hurry to seal the deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea are reportedly trying to secure a deal for Dutch youngster Riechedly Bazoer, according to reports from Catalan newspaper Sport.

Bazoer is a 19-year-old central midfielder, who has been touted as one of the brightest prospects coming out from Holland.

Eredivisie

Transfer Roundup: Liverpool agree fee for attacker; Barcelona bid for Dutchman; Man Utd in talks for Spaniard

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With just under two weeks remaining in the transfer window, clubs around Europe are busy strengthening their squad and getting rid of their fringe players.

Here at Soccerlens, we bring you some of the latest stories from the Premier League as well as other European leagues in our transfer roundup column.

PHOTO: Chelsea agree deal for PL striker, Star pictured with No.9 shirt after completing transfer

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Chelsea striker Bertrand Traore has signed a new deal with the Premier League giants, the club have confirmed.

The highly talented striker has also joined Dutch outfit Ajax on loan for the rest of the season.

A statement on Chelsea’s official website read: “Bertrand Traore has signed a new three-year contract with Chelsea.

Antonio Conte paves the way for top class star as Chelsea agree deal for PL striker

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Chelsea have agreed on a loan deal with Ajax for the highly talented academy striker Bertrand Traore.

According to London Evening Standard, the move for Traore is a huge hint that the Blues are close to making an attacking signing.

Traore found the net four times in 20 appearances for Chelsea last term and has score twice in the pre-season as well.

Wenger's huge bid for Euro star; Chelsea approach Arsenal fan favourite; Conte's £34m bid for 6ft 5in star

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With the Copa America done and dusted and Euro 2016 nearing its completion, it is time for every club to focus on the transfer market and improve their chances of doing well next season.

The transfer window is now officially open and almost every club has started working on their deals and new signings are being confirmed every day.

Swansea: New Signing Mike Van Der Hoorn Once Scored A Stunning Own-Goal For FC Utrecht (Video)

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The bloke holding the Swansea City shirt aloft you see up there is Mike van der Hoorn, who has just joined the Welsh club from Ajax in a deal worth€2.5million.

The 23-year-old, a former Netherlands U21 international, arrives from the Eredivisie with adecent reputation for being a tough, reliable young centre-half who seems to be improving year on year.

Bosz appointed Ajax football coach

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The Hague (AFP) Ajax have appointed Dutchman Peter Bosz as their new coach in place of Frank de Boer, the Amsterdam club confirmed on Tuesday.

Bosz, 52, leaves his coaching position with Maccabi Tel Aviv to join the Dutch club on a three-year contract until June 2019.

"It's a good time for me as a coach," said Bosz who lead Maccabi to second place in the Israeli league.

Bosz appointed Ajax football coach

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The Hague (AFP) Ajax have appointed Dutchman Peter Bosz as their new coach in place of Frank de Boer, the Amsterdam club confirmed on Tuesday.

Bosz, 52, leaves his coaching position with Maccabi Tel Aviv to join the Dutch club on a three-year contract until June 2019.

"It's a good time for me as a coach," said Bosz who lead Maccabi to second place in the Israeli league.

Frank de Boer quits as Ajax coach

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The Hague (AFP) Ajax coach and former Dutch international Frank de Boer announced on Thursday he was quitting the Amsterdam club after failing to win the Dutch title.

"Frank de Boer is quitting as Ajax trainer. He told the club's board in a meeting," Ajax said in a statement issued in Amsterdam.

Frank de Boer quits as Ajax coach

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The Hague (AFP) Ajax coach and former Dutch international Frank de Boer announced on Thursday he was quitting the Amsterdam club after failing to win the Dutch title.

"Frank de Boer is quitting as Ajax trainer. He told the club's board in a meeting," Ajax said in a statement issued in Amsterdam.

PSV Snatch Eredivisie Title From Ajax On Dramatic Final Day, Promptly Drop The Trophy (As Is Traditional In Dutch Football)

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There were scenes of a decidedly dramatic nature over in the Netherlands this weekend, with PSV leap-frogging Ajax on the final day of the season to win their 23rd Eredivisie title at the last possible moment.

Having topped the table for months, Ajax went into the last round of games knowing thattheir superior goal difference meant a win over relegation-flirtingDe Graafschap would be enough to seal the championship in their favour.

Ajax and PSV take Dutch Eredivisie title to wire

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With one match to play, Ajax lead PSV Eindhoven on goal difference in the Dutch title race after the pair won again on Sunday to remain neck-and-neck on 81 points each.

The Amsterdam outfit enjoy a goal difference of plus-6 over PSV after a 4-0 win over Twente and face 17th placed De Graafschap next week where they will seek to wrap up a 34th league title.

Ajax and PSV take Dutch Eredivisie title to wire

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With one match to play, Ajax lead PSV Eindhoven on goal difference in the Dutch title race after the pair won again on Sunday to remain neck-and-neck on 81 points each.

The Amsterdam outfit enjoy a goal difference of plus-6 over PSV after a 4-0 win over Twente and face 17th placed De Graafschap next week where they will seek to wrap up a 34th league title.

Chelsea willing to pay the necessary fee for Man Utd midfield target

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Chelsea are looking to strengthen their midfield options this summer and it is being reported that the Premier League giants considering making an offer for the highly talented Ajax midfielder Riechedly Bazoer.

Bazoer has attracted a lot of interest from several European heavyweights like Barcelona, Manchester United, Manchester City and Bayern Munich because of his outstanding performances this season and Chelsea are willing to submit an acceptable offer of around 31 million Euros for the Holland midfielder.

Liverpool working with Mendes to sign winger; Record fee agreed for forward

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Ajax winger Anwar El Ghazi has been linked with a move away from the Eredivisie this summer and it appears that Premier League giants Liverpool are monitoring the highly talented winger.

El Ghazi was being linked with a move to Serie A with AC Milan being the most probable destination. But now the reputed Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio is reporting that El Ghazi prefers a move to the Premier League and negotiations have begun with Liverpool.

Chelsea hijack Man Utd move for versatile midfielder with better financial package

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Chelsea are closing in on the signing of the highly talented Ajax midfielder Juan Familia Castillo.

Earlier this year it was reported that the talented Dutch midfielder was close to joining Manchester United after having talks with the club but it appears that Chelsea have hijacked the deal.

Man United agree deal to sign winger, working on deal for pacey striker

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Manchester United are trying to sign Hossein Zamani, the highly talented striker from Ajax.

According to reports in Holland, Manchester United have already sealed the signing of Tahith Chong from Feyenoord and are now looking to sign the Ajax starlet.

Liverpool Transfer: This Ajax Star Would Be Best Suited For Klopp

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The excitement around Anfield is bubbling ahead of Jurgen Klopp’s first summer transfer window since taking charge of Liverpool, and fans will be expecting a flurry of activity as the German looks to stamp his authority on the Reds squad.

The Premier League club has been linked with bids for a number of Europe’s brightest youngsters in recent weeks.

Ajax fans pay Cruyff stadium-to-stadium tribute [VIDEO]

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Hundreds of Dutch soccer fans on Sunday paid an emotional tribute to the late Johan Cruyff, as they marched between the former and current Ajax stadiums in Amsterdam.

"Johan rest in peace," proclaimed a large black banner bearing a picture of the Amsterdam boy, who rose to become one of soccer's greatest players, carried at the front of the procession.

Ajax fans pay Cruyff stadium-to-stadium tribute [VIDEO]

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Hundreds of Dutch soccer fans on Sunday paid an emotional tribute to the late Johan Cruyff, as they marched between the former and current Ajax stadiums in Amsterdam.

"Johan rest in peace," proclaimed a large black banner bearing a picture of the Amsterdam boy, who rose to become one of soccer's greatest players, carried at the front of the procession.

Man Utd submit bid after interesting transfer comments from Arsenal target

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Manchester United have made a bid for the Ajax midfielder Riechedly Bazoer.

The highly talented Holland midfielder has been linked with a move to the Premier League following his exploits in the Eredivisie.

French outlet Le10Sport are reporting (via Daily Star) that Manchester United are keen to secure his services right away and have already submitted a substantial bid to Ajax.

Dutch legend Johan Cruyff dies of cancer; Latest reactions & quotes

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Footballing legend Johan Cruyff has today passed away after his battle with cancer.

The Dutch footballer was suffering from the illness since October and his official site have revealed that the former Barcelona forward has died of cancer, aged 68.

Cruyff won the Ballon d’Or thrice during his time with Ajax and Barcelona.

Man Utd agree deal to bring world class Dutchman to Old Trafford

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Manchester United have planned a massive overhaul of their stagnating youth development system.

After appointing Nicky Butt as the head of their academy, the Premier League giants have now moved swiftly to secure the appointment of former Ajax scout Henny de Regt.

Transfer News & Rumours

24 Goals in 67 Games: Chelsea Agree Deal For Forward; Player Set To Re-unite With Former Manager

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Ajax Amsterdam have agreed on a deal with Chelsea to sign the highly talented young striker Bertrand Traore on a season-long loan.

According to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, the 20-year-old will head to Netherlands on loan, and the move is as good as done.

The move doesn’t come as a surprise as Chelsea have strengthened their forward option this summer by signing Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi from Marseille.

Chelsea Round Up: BuLi club offer €18m for defender, striker linked with Ajax move

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Borussia Mönchengladbach have made a new bid for young Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen, but it still falls short of what the Premier League side are believed to be holding out for.

The 20-year-old has a bright future ahead of him after a stellar 2015-16 season in Germany where he helped Gladbach reach the UEFA Champions League qualifying rounds with a fourth place finish as one of their most prominent back four.

Arsenal

Mesut Ozil and brilliant Jerome Boateng among top five players in Euro 2016 Group C

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Our wrap of the top five players from each group at Euro 2016 continues now on Just Football, with Group C (see Group A's top five players here and Group B's here). Germany topped the...

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Hector Bellerin, Jonathan Tah, Leroy Sane… #JF60 Best Young Players in Europe – week 20

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After Kostic, Alli, Bamford & Co in week 19, we're checking back in on our chosen 60 best young players in Europe for 2015/16. If you've missed out so far, the #JF60 is our annual feature in...

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Old pals act helping Arsenal beat EPL rivals to midfield star’s transfer

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According to reports this promising young player is going to be a real star of the future and at 19-years old Riechedly Bazoer is already a mainstay of the central midfield at the Dutch club Ajax. And according to The Mirror there is going to be a transfer battle for him in the summer, with [...]

Can Charlton do another Coquelin job for Arsenal with Sanogo?

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One of the very few bits of news for Arsenal fans on transfer deadline day was the signing of our young French forward Yaya Sanogo by the Championship club Charlton Athletic. A lot of us might have forgot that he was even on the club's books (or just hoped that he wasn't) but Sanogo has [...]

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Inter a Frank de Boer. Contratto triennale per l’olandese

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Adesso è ufficiale. Il dopo Mancini è Frank de Boer: il 46enne tecnico olandese, ex Ajax, sbarca in Italia e sancisce, con la sua firma, l'inizio di quest'emozionante avventura sulla panchina dell'Internazionale. Contratto triennale per de Boer che, nel pomeriggio, sar presentato alla stampa presso il centro sportivo "Angelo Moratti".

Red Mist: Peeved PSV Defender Santiago Arias Puts Fist Through Glass Window After Being Sent-Off (Video)

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With just a couple of points between themselves and Ajax at the top of the table, things are obviously beginning to get a little tense in the PSV camp as the Eredivisie title race rollson apace.

With an hour or so gone and the game still frustratingly goalless, PSV full-back Santiago Arias did his side no favours by picking up a second yellow for clambering all over Willem II defender Guus Joppen.

Fijne Verjaardag: Five Fascinating Facts About Ajax On The Club’s 116th Birthday

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Exactly 116 years ago today, AFC Ajax were founded in Amsterdam. Since then, they've gone on to become one of the world's most successful and iconic clubs. To mark the anniversary, here are five fantastic (totaal) footballing facts about the Dutch masters.

1.) Englishman Jack Reynolds managed the club in for different spells between 1915 and 1947.