Ajax sign Rachid Tiberkanine

Ajax have signed Belgian talent Rachid Tiberkanine for a period of two years. As usual, Ajax do not disclose financial details of the agreement.

The 19-year-old midfielder comes from Ajax's youth development programme and this season he was part of the A1 juniors of coach Danny Blind. Tiberkanine won the national championship with the Ajax juniors. He scored 11 goals in the 23 matches he played this season.

Tiberkanine played in Belgium under 19. Before coming to Ajax, he played for Pierreuse and FC Liege. The midfielder will report for the first training with Ajax 2 of coaches John van 't Schip and Marco van Basten on 14 July.