Swansea City sign defender Mike Van der Hoorn on three-year deal from Ajax

Van der Hoorne will also follow fellow Dutch midfielder Leroy Fer, who has signed a three-year deal with the club

By: Reuters | Published: July 6, 2016 4:26 pm
Mike van der Hoorn, Van der Hoorn, Ajax Amsterdam, Swansea City, Ajax, Leroy Fer, Transfer news, Swansea Transfer news, Football Transfer news Mike van der Hoorn played 43 times during his three-year stay with Ajax. (Source: Reuters)

Defender Mike van der Hoorn has moved to Swansea City on a three-year contract from Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old, who started his career with Utrecht, played 43 times during his three-year stay with Ajax, winning the Dutch title in his first season and helping them to finish as runners-up in the following campaigns.

Capped at youth level, Van der Hoorne follows fellow Dutch midfielder Leroy Fer, who has signed a three-year deal, to the Liberty Stadium.

Swansea open their 2016-17 league season at newly-promoted Burnley on Aug. 13.

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