Lindgren signs with Ajax

Rasmus Lindgren signed the contract that keeps him with Ajax until July 1 2004 on Friday morning. Managing director Arie van Eijden signed on behalf of Ajax.

The young midfielder had to sign a lot of papers. The excitement and happiness about his first professional contract were visible. ,,You sign your first contract with your heart, later the money becomes important'', coach Danny Blind told Lindgren.

The Swedish youth international did a try out with Ajax in December of 2002. He will train with Blind's junior team and will also play in Ajax 2.