Edson Alvarez will stay at least one more semester with ajax amsterdam, after the Dutch club rejected a €50m offer from Chelsea for the services of the Mexican team reported this Thursday, the last day of transfers in the European market, the chain ESPN.
sources confirmed to ESPN, after the advance report by of Telegraaf, that Álvarez Velázquez will remain in the Eredivisie team, but not without discomfort at the fact that the directive of the Ajax did not allow him to emigrate in this summer market.
LAST MINUTE!! According to Mike Verweij, a journalist for Telegraaf, Chelsea is offering €50M!! by Edson Alvarez. The Mexican would like to join Los Blues. After the departures of Antony and Lisandro, Ajax’s position would be not to allow any more outings. Let’s see if there is a swerve on the hour. pic.twitter.com/zfLIuOm9wJ
– Undefeated (@InvictosSomos) August 31, 2022
The Machin24, harbored the hope of leaving the Dutch club this summer, as the coach could do Erik ten Hag (Manchester United), as well as the players Anthony (Man. Utd.), Lisandro Martinez (Man. Utd.), sebastien haller (Borussia Dortmund), Ryan Gravenberg (Bayern Munich) or Nicholas Tagliafico (Olympique de Lyon), among others.
One of the sources consulted by ESPN said “the times” were the decisive factor to truncate the transfer of Edson Álvarez to Chelseaevery time the closing date for Eredivisie records was August 31which is why, upon receiving the offer from the London club on the limit, to Ajax was impossible to replace the Mexican.
For now, Edson Alvarez remains in the Dutch team as one of the highest paid players in the squad and with a contract until June 30, 2025.
Ajax will debut in the group stage of the Champions League on Wednesday, September 7, when they visit the Scottish Rangers, meeting corresponding to Group A, also made up of Liverpool and Naples, where he militates Hirving Lozano.
(With information from ESPN)