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Keizer to ink deal as Ajax coach

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The Hague (AFP) – Top Amsterdam club Ajax on Saturday said it will appoint the relatively inexperienced as new head coach following the departure of Peter Bosz for Borussia Dortmund after a single season.

“He (Keizer) will shortly sign a contract starting 1 July 2017 with a span of two years,” Ajax said in a statement.

‘Green’ Keizer set to become Ajax coach: reports

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The Hague (AFP) – Top Amsterdam club Ajax are set to name the relatively inexperienced Marcel Keizer as new coach following the departure of Peter Bosz for Borussia Dortmund after a single season, Dutch media reports said Tuesday.

“Ajax are going to name Marcel Keizer as new trainer, to follow Peter Bosz,” both popular daily tabloids Algemeen Dagblad and De Telegraaf reported.

‘Green’ Keizer set to become Ajax coach: reports

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The Hague (AFP) – Top Amsterdam club Ajax are set to name the relatively inexperienced Marcel Keizer as new coach following the departure of Peter Bosz for Borussia Dortmund after a single season, Dutch media reports said Tuesday.

“Ajax are going to name Marcel Keizer as new trainer, to follow Peter Bosz,” both popular daily tabloids Algemeen Dagblad and De Telegraaf reported.

Europa League final has lost ‘glow’ – Ajax coach

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Stockholm (AFP) – The Europa League final between Manchester United and Ajax will not be the same following the deadly terror attack in Manchester, the Dutch club’s coach Peter Bosz said on Tuesday.

“What happened in Manchester is something that we all feel at Ajax,” Bosz told his pre-match press conference at Stockholm’s Friends Arena.

Kluivert Jr follows in dad’s footsteps at Ajax

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Amsterdam (AFP) – More than twenty years after the football world witnessed the schoolboy Patrick Kluivert lead Ajax to Champions League glory his son Justin is bidding to help the Dutch giants into the Europa League final.

Justin Kluivert, 17, is turning heads in the Ajax red and white and some say he’s even more skillful than the father, who went on to enjoy a top level career with AC Milan and Barcelona and who is now sports director at Paris Saint-Germain.

Kluivert Jr follows in dad’s footsteps at Ajax

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Amsterdam (AFP) – More than twenty years after the football world witnessed the schoolboy Patrick Kluivert lead Ajax to Champions League glory his son Justin is bidding to help the Dutch giants into the Europa League final.

Justin Kluivert, 17, is turning heads in the Ajax red and white and some say he’s even more skillful than the father, who went on to enjoy a top level career with AC Milan and Barcelona and who is now sports director at Paris Saint-Germain.

Giant smoke bombs interrupt PSV v Ajax

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Eindhoven (Netherlands) (AFP) – Thick black fumes from smoke bombs engulfed stands at PSV Eindhoven’s crunch home game against Ajax, interrupting the match and leaving several fans with breathing and eye problems.

Dozens of people scattered to take refuge as black smoke billowed through the Philips Stadion, forcing the referee to suspend play five minutes into the second half.

English Premier League

Everton agree deal to sign playmaker; €27m star poses in club shirt, delivers message to the fans

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Everton have completed the signing of attacking midfielder Davy Klaassen from Ajax. The deal, worth €27 million, was announced by the Toffees late on Thursday. Earlier on in the same day, the club also unveiled goalkeeper Jordan Pickford from Sunderland.

Everton in advanced talks to sign 16-goal midfielder, £26m star keen on working with Koeman

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Everton are looking to seal the signing of Davy Klaassen from Ajax this summer.

Ronald Koeman is an admirer of the playmaker and the Toffees are keen on finalising the move by the end of this week.

According to Liverpool Echo, Everton are in advanced talks with Ajax regarding the Dutchman’s transfer and the Eredivisie outfit are holding out for a fee in the region of £26m.

Ross Barkley nears exit as Everton close in on two midfield replacements

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Everton are on the verge of completing transfer deals for Ajax star Davy Klaassen and Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdssson, leaving Ross Barkley’s future at the Goodison Park in major doubt.

Barkley turned down the offer to become Everton’s highest paid player in history, by ending talks of signing lucrative £100,000-a-week contract as he ponders a move away from the Merseyside club.

West Ham looking to raid rival club, £17m target has scored 14 goals during the 2016/17 season

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West Ham United have been linked with several attackers over the last few weeks and the latest name in the rumour mill is that of Bertrand Traore.

Slaven Bilic is looking to add some pace and mobility to his forward line and the Chelsea striker is apparently a target for the Hammers.

According to Daily Mirror, West Ham want to sign Traore this summer.

Manchester United

Bosz unveiled as new coach of Dortmund

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Berlin (AFP) – Dutchman Peter Bosz has been named as the new coach of Borussia Dortmund, the German giants announced on Tuesday.

“Peter Bosz is the new BVB Head Coach. Contract will last until 2019,” Dortmund said on their Twitter account, announcing the appointment.

Bosz, 53, arrives from Ajax after leading the Dutch side to the final of the Europa League, where they lost 2-0 to Manchester United last month.

Bosz unveiled as new coach of Dortmund

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Berlin (AFP) – Dutchman Peter Bosz has been named as the new coach of Borussia Dortmund, the German giants announced on Tuesday.

“Peter Bosz is the new BVB Head Coach. Contract will last until 2019,” Dortmund said on their Twitter account, announcing the appointment.

Bosz, 53, arrives from Ajax after leading the Dutch side to the final of the Europa League, where they lost 2-0 to Manchester United last month.

‘You Told Me One Day You’d Win!’ – Youri Djorkaeff Congratulates Henrikh Mkhitaryan On Europa League Triumph By Sharing Childhood Photo Of Man Utd Matchwinner

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After scoring the acrobatic goal that effectively sealed Manchester United's Europa League win, Henrikh Mkhitaryan passed a personal milestone.

Indeed, the 28-year-old Armenian forward won his very first European title a fate that was promised to him long ago by none other than Youri Djorkaeff.

Europa League Winners Man Utd Both Earned And Cost Themselves An Awful Lot Of Money Last Night

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A goal apiece from a couple ofplayers with acombined transfer fee of £115million saw Manchester United barge tender youngAjax aside in the Europa League final last night.

Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan both went some way to paying back a significant chuck of their astronomic outlays, with United earning themselves a huge wedge byemerging victorious in Stockholm.

Man United tops Ajax to win Europa League final and secure UCL berth

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After an up and down season in England, Manchester United booked a spot into next season's Champions League after a 2-0 Europa League final victory over Ajax on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho's side used goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to defeat the young Dutch squadat Friends Arena in Stockholm.

Undoubted Highlight Of Europa League Final: Ajax ‘Keeper Andre Onana Does A Magic Fart (Video)

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Just a half-time quickie to bring you Pies' official highlight of the Europa League Final so far.

Here's Ajax 'keeper André Onana using his downstairs trumpet to conjure up a BT Sport graphic...

Ajax kalecisi Onana'nın yayıncı grafikleriyle imtihanı pic.

Europa League Final preview: Ajax hope to channel spirit of ’95 against Manchester United

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On Wednesday evening in Stockholm, Manchester United and Ajax will contest the Europa League, each hoping for a victory that would add some shine to a below par season (and provide a back door route...

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Europa League Preview: Ajax, Man United collide in tournament final

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The 2016-17 UEFA Europa League final is finally upon us with Ajax facing off against Manchester United in Wednesday's final match.

Solna, Sweden will play host to the final, which started off with qualifying back in June 2016. A total of 188 teams have taken part in this year's tournament, with two historic sides looking to lift the trophy.

One night to shine in Sweden

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The heat appears to be on Manchester United tonight, or more specifically Jose Mourinho.

The club is bigger and richer than Ajax and demands success so winning the Europa League against a lesser side is expected at boardroom level.

Where to find Man United vs. Ajax Europa League Final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Ajax, you’ve come to the right place.

The winner of the Manchester United and Ajax match in the Europa League final will automatically qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League, which means there’s much more riding on this game than usual.

Where to find Man United vs. Ajax Europa League Final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Ajax, you’ve come to the right place.

The winner of the Manchester United and Ajax match in the Europa League final will automatically qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League, which means there’s much more riding on this game than usual.

4-2-3-1 v Ajax: Mourinho without these 6 Man Utd players for Europa League final; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Ajax vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Europa League fixture.

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Ajax and Manchester United go head to head in the Europa League final this week and both clubs will be looking to end their season on a high.

Dolberg leads impressive new Ajax generation

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Amsterdam (AFP) – Teenage striker Kasper Dolberg has drawn comparisons with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and there are shades of the celebrated 1990s vintage in his youthful Ajax side that faces Manchester United in Wednesday’s Europa League final.

Ajax lifted the Champions League in 1995 with a sophisticated brand of football played by the likes of young stars Edgar Davids, Clarence Seedorf, Patrick Kluivert, and the De Boer brothers.

Sputtering Pogba seeks Stockholm salvation

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London (AFP) – Following a season of fits and starts, Paul Pogba will be expected to deliver the goods when Manchester United tackle Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday.

Much like his team, Pogba has shown only fleeting flickers of form since his world-record £89.3 million ($116 million, 103.

Sputtering Pogba seeks Stockholm salvation

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London (AFP) – Following a season of fits and starts, Paul Pogba will be expected to deliver the goods when Manchester United tackle Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday.

Much like his team, Pogba has shown only fleeting flickers of form since his world-record £89.3 million ($116 million, 103.

Marcus Rashford and Kasper Dolberg star in our #JF70 top young talents of week 19

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Another week, another chance for 70 of our hand-picked top young players in Europe to shine. But which players from our #JF70 list of Europe's best young talents most impressed us this week?...

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Europa League Semi-Final Draw: Man Utd To Square Off Against Celta Vigo In Final Four Showdown

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Manchester United's reward for dispatching Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-finals will be a final four showdown against Spanish side Celta Vigo.

Honestly Fenerbache, Zorya, Feyenoord, Saint-Etienne, Rostov, Anderlecht, Celta that's about as easy a run to the final as you're likely to get.

Europa League 2016/17, Semi final Draw: Manchester United handed tricky draw

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Manchester United, Ajax, Celta Vigo and Lyon made their way into this season’s Europa League semi-finals after some sensational performances in the last round.

The semi-final draw was completed in Nyon earlier today, following the completion of the quarter-final ties on Thursday.

Premier League giants Manchester United will be hoping to secure their place in next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League this season.

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9 underrated footballers around Europe whose stock rose dramatically in 2016/17

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Mbappe leads the French revolution, AC Milan and Ajax stars shine – JF70 young talents of week 14

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Which #JF70 youngsters impressed for their clubs across Europe this week? Among the wonderkids who caught the eye include an Ajax striker, AC Milan's ever-impressive teenage goalkeeper and...

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Ajax-Manchester United, poche ore al gran finale di Europa League

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In attesa di assegnare la Champions, nella supersfidadel 3 Giugno tra Juventus e Real, questa sera Ajax e Manchester United si giocano, a Stoccolma, l'Europa League 2017. In campo due grandi portagoniste (più nel recente passato che in questi ultimi anni) del panorama internazionale, e che possono vantare, insieme, 7 Coppe dei Campioni/Champions e ben [.

Echoes Of ’95: Ajax Release Gorgeous New Away Kit, Inspired By True European Classic (Photos)

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Ajax have released a new away kit for next season and betcha-by-golly-wow it's a bit of a stunner.

It's inspired by the stone cold classic navy and red number the Dutch club wore whilebeating AC Milan in the 1995 Champions Leaguefinal which, coming just a few weeks before their imminent appearance in the 2017 Europa League final, feels pleasantly fitting.

Euro Rewind: Higuain brace propels Juventus over Monaco, Ajax rolls past Lyon

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Real Madrid all but booked their spot in the UEFA Champions League final with a resounding win on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Juventus took a major stepof their own.

In Wednesday's semifinal first leg, Juventus used a brace from striker Gonzalo Higuain todefeat Monaco, 2-0, at the Stade Louis II on Wednesday afternoon.

Where to find Ajax vs. Lyon Europa League semi-final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Ajax vs. Lyon, you’ve come to the right place.

The first leg of the Ajax against Lyon Europa League semi-final will be played on Wednesday instead of Thursday due to National Memorial Day in the Netherlands. Regardless, this promises to be a fascinating encounter between two brilliant teams.

Where to find Ajax vs. Lyon Europa League semi-final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Ajax vs. Lyon, you’ve come to the right place.

The first leg of the Ajax against Lyon Europa League semi-final will be played on Wednesday instead of Thursday due to National Memorial Day in the Netherlands. Regardless, this promises to be a fascinating encounter between two brilliant teams.

Europa League: Ajax Fans Stay Behind To Sing ‘Three Little Birds’ En Masse After Just About Seeing Off Schalke (Video)

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It was touch and go on several occasions, but Ajax just about saw off Schalke to reach the semi-finals of the Europa League in Gelsenkirchen on Thursday evening.

Despite leading 2-0 from the first leg, the Dutch side looked to be tumbling out of the competition as Schalke wiped out the deficit in less than an hour before scoring again early in extra-time.

Johan Cruyff

Retro Football: Johan Cruyff Discusses Dennis Bergkamp, The Notion Of Greatness And The Perfect Footballer, 1994 (Video)

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On the day of his 48th birthday, we can't help but hark back to the highest praise Dennis Bergkamp ever received, and from Johan Cruyff no less.

Shortly before the 1994 World Cup, Cruyff gave an in-depth interview to Hugo Camps for Het Laatste Nieuws, in which shared his thoughts on a wide array of footballing issues.

Ajax Announce ‘Agreement Of Intent’ To Rename Amsterdam Arena In Honour Of Johan Cruyff

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Ajax have announced thatplans are afoot to rename their stadium in honour of the great Johan Cruyff, who sadly passed away last year.

Cruyff spent 11 years at Ajax in two spells as a player and returned as a coach for three years in the mid-1980s, winning more than 20 trophies overall.

And so, on what would have been their eternal talisman's 70th birthday, Ajax declared that after positive consultations with the relevant authorities, an "agreement of intent" is now in place to rename the Amsterdam Arena.

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Retro Football: 25 Brilliant Archive Photos Of Iconic Champions League Final Moments Past

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As you're probably well aware, the Champions League final is due to kick-off in Cardiff in a few hours' time.

So, to wet your whistle for the 2017 edition, Pies thought we'd gee you up with a cavalcade of choice imagery from finals past.

Here they bloomin' well be, presentedin no particular order.