Barcelona - Barcelona have completed the signing of Dutch
international goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen from Ajax, the Spanish champions
confirmed on Thursday.
In a statement on their official website the Catalans
confirmed they had signed the 27-year-old on a five-year contract for a fee of
13 million euros (11.1 million, $14.7 million), rising to a potential 15
Barca said Cillessen flew to Spain on Thursday morning to
undergo a medical and would be officially unveiled on Friday.
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Cillessen made a farewell appearance for Ajax on Wednesday
in their 4-1 Champions League play-off defeat to Rostov in Russia.
His arrival clears the way for Chilean goalkeeper Claudio
Bravo to leave the Camp Nou for Manchester City, leaving the Dutchman to
compete with Marc-Andre ter Stegen for the number one jersey in Luis Enrique's
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