According to Voetbal International, Ajax wants to sign Southampton midfielder Pierre-Emile Højbjerg but face competition from England.

VI reported on Wednesday morning that Ajax had set their sights on the 24-year-old, who has played under Erik ten Hag before with Bayern Munich II.

However, the same outlet is now reporting that a move will be difficult with the Dane preferring to stay in England. Both Everton and Tottenham Hotspur are showing concrete interest in the midfielder.

Hojbjerg joined Southampton in 2016 from Bayern Munich and has made 131 appearances for the club. He only has one year left on his contract.

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