Ajax and FC Barcelona reach agreement for Cillessen

Ajax and FC Barcelona reach agreement for Cillessen

Ajax and FC Barcelona have reached an agreement for the transfer of Jasper Cillessen.  The transfer to the Spanish club is effective immediately.  The alleged transfer sum is13 million euro, and could potentially increase to 15 million euro.  The keeper had been under contract with Ajax until June 30, 2018.

Cillessen was born on April 22, 1989, in Groesbeek.  He made his debut in the first team on September 21, 2011, in the vv Noordwijk – Ajax (1-3) cup match.  The international has played in 143 matches in Ajax’s first team.  He won the national championship three times (2012,2013,2014) as well as the Johan Cruijff Shield in 2013.