Ajax have signed Branco van den Boomen on a free transfer from Toulouse, the club have announced.
The 27-year-old midfielder has signed a contract until 2027, and will join up with his new team-mates for pre-season training next month.
Van den Boomen is a versatile player who can operate in a number of positions in midfield, and he is known for his creativity and passing ability.
He has been capped by the Netherlands at Under-21 level, and he will be hoping to force his way into the senior squad in the coming years.
Van den Boomen is Ajax’s first signing of the summer, and he is expected to be a key part of Erik ten Hag’s team next season.
The Dutchman has been impressed with Van den Boomen’s performances in France, and he believes that he can add a new dimension to his midfield.
“Branco is a very talented player who can play in a number of positions,” Ten Hag said. “He is creative and good at passing, and he will add a new dimension to our midfield.”
Van den Boomen is also excited to join Ajax, and he is looking forward to the challenge of playing in the Eredivisie.
“I am very happy to join Ajax,” he said. “It is a great club with a lot of history, and I am looking forward to playing in the Eredivisie.”
Van den Boomen’s arrival is a major coup for Ajax, and he is expected to be a key player for the club in the coming years.