FC Barcelona signs Jasper Cillessen
Sunday, August 28, 2016
On Thursday, Spanish football club FC Barcelona announced signing of Dutch goalkeeper from Dutch capital football club AFC Ajax for €13 million on a five-year deal. Per the agreement, Barça is obliged to pay add-ons of €2 million.
27-year-old Cillessen made his professional debut for his boyhood clubin 2010. A year later, he joined Ajax for €3.2 million. Spending five years at the , Cillessen has won three titles in a row and one in 2014.
Cillessen made his last appearance for Ajax on Wendsday, losing 4–1 (5–2 on aggregate) against Russian club in the UEFA Champions League's qualifying round. Cillessen underwent his medical tests on Thursday. Afterwards, he posted on saying, "Dreams do come true!" ((es))Spanish language: Sueños de hacen realidad! Cillessen was to be presented at Camp Nou on Friday.
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