Ajax have signed three players from their own youth academy to a contract: Marvin Hasselbaink, Siem de Jong and Nathaniel Will. The contract of Young Ajax player Javier Martina was extended by one year.
Hasselbaink, born 26 April 1988, signed a contract which runs from 1 July 2007 through 30 June 2009. The right winger joined Ajax's youth academy in August of 2004. Before that, Hasselbaink played in the youth of HFC Haarlem.
De Jong came to the Ajax youth academy in August of 2005. The 18-year old midfielder played for De Graafschap in the past and sigend a contract from 1 July 2007 through 30 June 2010.
Will, also 18 years old, joined the Ajax academy in August of 2002. He signed a contract which runs from 1 July 2007 through 30 June 2010. The defender has also played for Lelystad ’67.
The contract of Javier Martina has been extended by one year. The 20-year old right winger has been under contact with Ajax from 1 July 2005 and he has played for Young Ajax for the last two seasons.