On Monday Ajax completed the transfer of Edson Omar Álvarez. The central defender, who also fits in well as both right wing defender and on midfield, comes to Ajax from the Mexican Club América and has signed a five-season-contract, running to 30 June 2024. Ajax has paid Club América a transfer sum of €15 million.
The 21-year-old Mexican international arrived in the Netherlands last Sunday to hoards of fans and press. He immediately underwent a number of physical tests at the Ajax Academy. His medical was completed successfully on Monday morning.