Ajax and Sevilla FC have reached agreement about the immediate transfer of Julien Escudé. His contract with Ajax ran to June 2007.
Escudé came to Ajax from Stade Rennais FC in the summer of 2003. The French defender won the national title with Ajax in his first season in Amsterdam. Escudé played 61 league matches for Ajax, with six goals. He also played nine matches in the UEFA Champions League. The last time the 26-year old played for Ajax was in the league match against Feyenoord, on 28 August 2005.