Ajax have signed 31-year old midfielder Olaf Lindenbergh to a contract for three seasons. Ajax have reached agreement with AZ about the transfer.
Lindenbergh played in Ajax's youth program for six years and in the second team for three seasons. After playing for De Graafschap for six years, Lindenbergh moved to AZ in 1999. He played 135 league matches for the club from Alkmaar. This season, Lindenbergh finished in third place in the league with AZ, also reaching the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup with the club.
Lindenbergh was recently picked by coach Marco van Basten for the Dutch national team for the first time.