Cape City – Ajax Amsterdam right-back Joel Veltman believes his type final season has put him firmly within the store window amid hyperlinks with West Ham United.
The Dutchman has now entered the ultimate yr of his contract with the Amsterdam outfit and doesn’t need to pen a renewal as he considers a brand new problem.
“I am open to a transfer,” Veltman instructed De Telegraaf from Ajax‘s pre-season coaching camp in Austria.
“I’m now 27, I’ve a one yr left on my contract and this can be a good second in itself.
“But it surely’s nonetheless in a little bit of flux. There may be definitely some curiosity, however not likely concrete but.”
Veltman was significantly injured in opposition to VVV-Venlo in April final yr and misplaced his place within the right-back slot to Noussair Mazraoui.
However he recovered effectively and began in each legs of Ajax‘s Champions League quarter-final and semi-final clashes in opposition to Juventus and Tottenham.
He was linked to West Ham United on Friday within the Each day Mail and the defender seems prepared to check himself at Premier League degree.
“My matches within the Champions League final season have been a great calling card,” he added.
“I confirmed that after my damage I can take that degree once more. I’m in prime form and have by no means been as sturdy as now. Fortuitously, I used to be in a position to present that in these competitions.”