Mohammed Kudus (23, Ajax), who made Korea cry, is on the verge of entering the Premier League.
‘The Athletic’ said on the 6th (Korean time), “Brighton has concluded a principled agreement with Ajax to sign attacking midfielder Kudus. The transfer fee is expected to reach 40 million euros (approximately 57.6 billion won). a new record,” he said.
There is no problem in negotiating personal terms. The media added, “Kudus is also close to a personal agreement with Brighton. Brighton manager Roberto De Gervi is making him a key target.”
Kudus is the most promising player in the Ghanaian national team and is a multi-player who can play a variety of positions. Since joining Ajax in 2020, he has played a number of roles, from central midfielder to right full-back to central striker. Now, based on his vigorous activity, fast dribbling, and sharp finishing, he is establishing himself as a second striker and attacking midfielder.
In his last three seasons in the Ajax uniform, Kudus made 63 appearances in the Dutch Eredivisie and scored 16 goals. He was noticed last season alone, scoring 11 goals and 3 assists in 30 games. Kudus also appeared in 24 matches for Ghana, scoring seven goals.
In particular, it flew against Korea at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Kudus shook the Korean net twice in the second match of the Group H group stage, leading Ghana to a 3-2 victory, and the official POTM (Plawas selected as the year of the match. Although it could not prevent Ghana’s elimination from the group stage, Kudus’ performance was enough to impress the world.먹튀검증
Premier League clubs were interested. Arsenal and Chelsea approached, and Brighton, who sent Alexis McAllister to Liverpool, also moved aggressively. Among them, Chelsea and Brighton also contacted Ajax directly to sign Kudus.
Kudus also had no intention of missing the opportunity to challenge on a bigger stage. He is contracted to Ajax until 2025, but requested a transfer in April after rejecting a one-year extension. According to the UK’s ‘Daily Mail’, Kudus has notified that he has no intention of renewing the contract and that a transfer this summer is in the best interest of everyone.
The final winner seems to be Brighton. Brighton have been pushing for Kudus throughout the summer and have managed to fend off chases from Chelsea and Arsenal. As for Ajax, he sold him for 34.5 million pounds (about 57.5 billion won), having acquired him for 8 million pounds (about 13.3 billion won) three years ago, leaving a lot of profit.