Ajax sign Iceland striker

The 21-year-old has signed a four-year contract at the Amsterdam

ArenA, having impressed by scoring 18 goals in 43 appearances last

season – his first as a professional. It is reported Ajax paid

around four million euros to AZ. “I’m proud to have signed a

contract with Ajax,” Sigthorsson, who will wear the number nine

shirt for the Eredivisie champions, told the Ajax website. “That’s

a great number for me. Many great players have worn that number.

“I’m hoping to become a better player here. I hope I can do great

things for the club, win titles, and I want to score more goals

than last year.”