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Jong Ajax captain Bergsma continues career at AZ

Leon Bergsma continues his career at AZ. The 21-year-old defender comes from Ajax.

Bergsma draws at AZ a contract for four years to mid-2022. He had been at Ajax a commitment that next year summer ended.

The jeugdinternational never made an appearance in the first team of the recordkampioen and was mainly to do with events in the promise, which he last season as captain, however, the title picked up in the Jupiler League.

Bergsma could also in the coming year on little playing time count in Amsterdam and could look out for a new club. He was allegedly in the interest of many Fc, but opted deliberately for AZ.

“A wonderful feeling. It is fantastic to be in this club to be allowed to draw. AZ is for me a football club, gives the youth a chance and play nice attractive football. I love that. I just go my best to do,” he says on the website of his new employer.

Huiberts

Director of football cases Max Huiberts of AZ is gold plated with the advent of Bergsma and expects a lot of his time in the AFAS Stadium.

“We have Leon in the last years followed and know him well. It is a very talented guy who has shown very well at AZ. We find that he has the potential to be the first to play,” says the policy-maker.

Bergsma is the third acquisition of AZ. The Alkmaarders explained earlier goalkeeper Rody the Farmer of Telstar and attacker Vince Gino Dekker also Ajax.

AZ finished last season pretty as third in the Premier league, making the team of trainer John van den Brom will be released very soon in the second qualifying round of the Europa League. Opponent therein, Kairat Almaty, Engordany or Folgore.

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