01.09.2022 | 07:46
Ajax came one breath away from signing Odysseus Vlachodimos, however the Dutch pulled out of negotiations and the Greek goalkeeper will remain at Benfica out of the blue.
A thriller unfolded on the final day of transfers in the Netherlands. Ajax came a breath away from Odysseus Vlachodemos, but even at the last moment the deal was not reached.
Specifically, as reported by the Portuguese media, Ayantas withdrew from the talks, as Benfica’s demands were not approved by the board of directors of the Dutch team.
According to the Dutch media, Ajax initially offered nine million euros, while they reportedly agreed with the footballer for a contract until 2026. However, the Lisbon eagles asked for more and the deal was expected to be locked at around 15 million euros including bonuses. .
However, Ajax’s board ruled out giving such a sum. Thus, Vlahodemos is expected to remain at Benfica unless there is some last-minute development, as reported by Ojogo.