Serero set for new Ajax deal
Johannesburg - Thulani Serero's impressive form for Ajax Amsterdam this season
has seen him rewarded with a new two-year contract, manager Frank de
According to football411.com website, the Bafana Bafana midfielder joined the Dutch giants from Ajax
Cape Town in May last year, penning a two-year deal with the option for a
further two years, a clause the club and player have since agreed to.
"After the winter break we will have talks with Serero. We are
very pleased with him and I don't think there will be any problems," De
The news comes as a big boost to Serero, who had suffered a string of injuries after initially joining the Eredivisie champions.
However, he got off to a flying start this term and netted three
goals in four starts, although he only returned from a three-month
lay-off with 45 minutes of Football on Monday evening.
Serero is one of the players expected to represent South Africa
at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, with Bafana coach Gordon Igesund
hailing the player's potential impact for the team.
"We all know what a good player Serero is, he would give us something different," Igesund said.
"Even if he can give us 60 or 70 minutes in a game then it might be worth having him in our squad."