Ajax has reached an agreement with Stan van Bladeren (Voorhout, October 1, 1997) for the extension of his contract, which had been valid until June 30, 2018. The keeper’s new agreement is effective per July 1, 2018, until June 30, 2020.
Van Bladeren has been playing in Ajax’s academy since 2012. He made his debut in professional football on February 6, 2015, during the FC Volendam – Ajax Reserves (3-4) game. This season, he’s been in goal for the Reserves 9 times.
In preparation for this season, Van Bladeren was in Ajax’s goal during the final minutes of the game against Olympique Lyon. The Amsterdam team lost that friendly match on July 18, 2017, by 2-0.