Rangers Defender Calvin Bassey Signs For Ajax For 23M (Plus Add
Calvin Bassey has signed for Ajax for an initial fee of €23 million (£19. 6 million) The fee is set to rise to €26. 5m (£22. 6m) Bassey's former youth coach with Leicester, Steve Beaglehole, has said that Bassey told him he "hated" playing at centre-back. Calvin Bassey was an ever-present under Giovanni van Bronckhorst at Rangers this season. The left-back won man of the match in the Europa League final and Scottish Cup final. He was also named the club's Young Player of the Season and Young Player in the season. Ajax are set to sign defender Calvin Basseys from Nigeria. The 22-year-old is the most expensive defender in the history of the Eredivisie. Bassey is a replacement for Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku. Rangers have already broken their outgoing individual transfer record in 2022. Right-back Nathan Patterson joined Everton in January for a fee thought to be worth up to £16m ($19. 2m) with add-ons. Previous record-holder Alan Hutton from Tottenham in 2008. .