Ajax has reached an agreement with FC Twente and Theo Janssen for his transfer to Amsterdam. The midfielder signed an agreement in Amsterdam, effective from July 1 2011 until June 30 2013. Ajax has a one sided option for an additional season in the agreement.
Janssen was born on July 27 1981 in Arnhem. Before coming to Ajax, he played three seasons at FC Twente. He scored 13 goals in 30 competition matches for the Enschede club. Previously, he played at Vitesse. He made his debut in the Dutch national team on August 16, 2006, in the Ireland- Netherlands friendly (0-4) . He’s played five interlands to date. Theo Janssen was selected Footballer of the Year in 2010/2011.