Ajax have completed the signing of Colombian striker Mateo Casierra from Deportivo Cali.

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casieCasierra officially signed a five-year deal with the Amsterdam club on Friday after Deportivo Cali accepted an offer of around €5.5 million.

The 19-year-old has been scouted by Ajax for months and they have now got their man, who will act as a back up to Arkaduisz Milik.

Casierra told the official Ajax website, “I am very happy to be here.

“I know a lot of big names from the past: Johan Cruyff, Marco van Basten and Luis Suárez. Ajax has a wonderful history. Fantastic that I should start wearing the Ajax shirt. This is a dream come true. ”

Casierra scored three goals in sixteen league games for Deportivo Cali.

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