Before Jude Bellingham was switched to Borussia Dortmund, Ajax Amsterdam worked intensively on a commitment of the midfielder. The CEO Edwin van der Sar in the interview with tuttoSport .
I ve always liked him so much that when he played for Birmingham, we talked to his parents to bring him to Ajax, the keeper legend explained.
Accordingly, the talks would have taken place a year before Bellingham s change to BVB. The 18-year-old today decided for a whereabout at Birmingham City.
In the end, the boy and his family preferred at home at home in England and he moved the foreign experience to the following year, said Van der Sar.
Bellingham decided to leave a playing time later to leave his youth club and signed a five-year contract at Borussia until 2025. The transfer fee was 23 million euros.
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In the BVB, the English international is now one of the undisputed roots. In 57 competitors he achieved six goals and prepared nine hits.