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Chelsea mocked over Hakim Ziyech transfer

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Former Ajax star Andy van der Meyde has questioned Hakim Ziyech’s decision to join Chelsea, who he believes are “not a top team or a stable club”.

Last week Chelsea confirmed that they had agreed to sign Morocco international from Ajax for a £36.6million.

The 26-year-old winger, who starred in the Dutch club’s impressive run to the Champions League semi-finals last season, will become Frank Lampard’s first signing as Chelsea manager.

In an interview with Dutch outlet VTBL, van der Meyde said:

“It’s time for him to leave. Hakim is ready, he has to take the next step.

‘The Eredivise is a training party for Ziyech. It makes sense that he looking for a new team. You need that as a top athlete.

“I just didn’t expect him to go to Chelsea. I don’t think it’s a top team nor a stable club. I would have expected Bayern Munich or someone of that size.

“Of course, it could be that the hierarchy below Liverpool changes if Manchester City are really punished [by UEFA] and maybe Chelsea will benefit from it and they will play for the top trophies, but then again, if they play, I don’t think: “Wow, I’ll stay at home and watch”.

Source- Metro 

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