Ajax have reached agreement with Juventus FC about the immediate transfer of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swedish striker moved from Malmö FF to Ajax in 2001. His contract ran to 2006. The clubs have agreed to a transfer sum of 16 million euro.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his debut for Ajax in the preliminary round of the Champions League against Celtic FC on 8 Augustus 2001. He pIayed 110 official matches for Ajax with 47 goals. Last season the Swede was Ajax's top scorer in the league with 13 goals.
Ajax won the championship with Ibrahimovic in 2002 and 2004. He also helped the club win the Amstel Cup and the Johan Cruijff Shield in 2002.
Ibrahimovic has earned 28 caps for Sweden and has scored 10 goals for his country.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic will face Ajax with his new club Juventus in the UEFA Champions League very soon. The Italians come to Amsterdam on 15 September. Ajax play the return match in Turin on 23 November.