Suarez swaps Ajax for Liverpool

Suarez swaps Ajax for Liverpool

Ajax and Liverpool have reached an agreement regarding the transfer of Luis Suarez. The transfer to the English club is effective immediately. The relocation involves a total sum of up to 26,5 million euro. The Uruguayan international was under contract with Ajax until June 30, 2013.

Suarez was born on January 24, 1987 in Salto, Uruguay. He came to Ajax from FC Groningen in 2007, having previously played for Nacional. He made his debut in Amsterdam on August 15, 2007, in the Ajax – Slavia Prague match (0-1). The forward played a total of 159 official matches for Ajax, scoring 111 goals. He was the Eredivisie’s top scorer last season with 35 goals.

Luis Suarez won the KNVB Cup with Ajax once, in 2010.

Comments from General Manager Rik van den Boog will follow on Friday evening on Ajax TV.