Ajaz captures Calvin Bassey

-Ikenna Okafor

Ajax Amsterdam of Holland have completed the signing of Super Eagles and Rangers of Scotland defender, Calvin Bassey

It was revealed that the 22-year-old had decided to move to the Eredivisie side after an impressive campaign for the Europa League finalists.

Bassey has signed a five-year contract with the Dutch champions.
A statement on the club’s official website said: “Ajax has reached an agreement with Rangers and Calvin Bassey for the transfer of the defender to Amsterdam.

“The English-Nigerian player has signed a contract with Ajax that will take effect immediately and will run for five seasons, until June 30 2027.”

Rangers added on their own website: “Rangers can today confirm Calvin Bassey has joined Ajax in a deal which is the largest in Rangers’ history.

“Calvin leaves with best wishes from everyone at Rangers and we thank him for his hard work and commitment over the past two seasons.
“Bassey played his part in Rangers’ historic 55th league title victory, won the 2022 Scottish Cup, while also having a huge role in the incredible Europa League run to the final in Seville last season.

“We wish Calvin all the best for his future career.”

Bassey joined Rangers from Leicester City for a training compensation fee in 2020.

He won the league title and Scottish Cup during his time in Glasgow and was a key part of the side that reached the Europa League final last season.

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