Wesley Sneijder will be an Ajax player for one more season. The 23-year old midfielder announced his decision during a press conference in De Lutte, where Ajax hold their training camp.
Sneijder had drawn the interest of several foreign clubs, but he has decided to stay in Amsterdam for at least one more season. The Dutch international (35 caps) has a contract with Ajax until 2009.
Managing director Maarten Fontein was pleased with Sneijder´s decision. ,,This is very good for everyone. For Wesley, for the team, for the club and for our fans. Especially with the ambition that Ajax have this year.”
,,With this team we can accomplish many things´´, Sneijder said. ,,This decision gives me peace of mind, and we have the chance to have a fantastic season with Ajax. We are gunning for the championship and we can go far in the Champions League.´´