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Breaking: Chelsea Confirm African Star As Newest Signing

The January transfer window only recently closed, but Premier League giants have already confirmed their first signing for next season, sealing a deal for one of Africa's brightest talents. 

Click through the gallery above to see some images of Ziyech during his time with Ajax!

On Thursday afternoon, Ajax Amsterdam confirmed via their official website that the club had reached an agreement with the Blues for the sale of Morocco international Hakim Ziyech.

In terms of the deal, Ziyech will see out the remainder of the season with the Dutch club before joining Frank Lampard's side ahead of the 2020/21 campaign. 

Ajax confirmed further that the clubs have agreed to a deal worth €40 million (R646 million), with an additional €4 million (R64 million) in add-ons, for the transfer of the 26-year-old.

Chelsea have also confirmed the deal via their own website, revealing that the move was subject to the Dutch-born midfielder agreeing to personal terms with the club.

Read: 10 African Stars Who Are Still Free Agents

Ziyech joined Ajax from Twente Enschede in 2016, and has recorded 48 goals and 82 assists for the club since, winning the Dutch Footballer of the Year award in 2018 along the way. 

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