West Ham United has informed Ajax that they were unable to get a work permit for Miralem Sulejmani. On Wednesday, August 11, 2010, the two clubs and the player reached an agreement to loan out the Serbian forward to the London based club.
Sulejmani was born on December 5, 1988 in Belgrade. He came from SC Heerenveen in the summer of 2008, having previously played for Partisan Belgrade. He made his debut on August 30, 2008, during the Willem II - Ajax competition match (2-1). The Serb has played 68 matches in Ajax’s first team, scoring 12 goals. He won the KNVB cup with Ajax in 2010.