Ajax sign Gerónimo Rulli

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Ajax, Villarreal, and Gerónimo Rulli have reached an agreement on the transfer of the Argentine to the club. The 30-year-old goalkeeper's contract is effective immediately and will run for three and a half seasons, until June 30, 2026. The agreement gives Ajax the option to extend for another season.


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The clubs agreed on a transfer fee of €8 million. Including variables, this amount can increase to €10 million. Rulli's contract at the Spanish club ran till mid-2024.

Rulli was born on May 20, 1992, in La Plata, Argentine, and is in possession of an Italian passport. He made his debut for the Argentinian club Estudiantes in 2013, where he followed the youth academy. Thereafter, he played for Real Sociedad and Montpellier, before signing his contract at Villarreal. Together with Villarreal, he won the UEFA Europa League in 2021.

Rulli is an Argentine international and was the reserve goalkeeper for the Argentinian team in 2022, with whom he won the World Cup.

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