Fulham striker Danny Hoesen confirms Ajax move

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Fulham forward Danny Hoesen confirms that he is on the verge of joining Ajax, describing the move as "unbelievable".

Fulham forward Danny Hoesen has confirmed that he is on the verge of joining Ajax.

The 21-year-old, who scored 13 goals during a loan spell at Dutch second division outfit Fortuna last season, describes the move to the Amsterdam ArenA as a childhood dream.

"Unbelievable," he told Algemeen Dagblad. "The biggest club in the Netherlands. As a young boy you dream of that.

"Initially, I could hardly believe Ajax was interested, but after I spoke with Marc Overmars I knew it was serious.

"For what position have I been signed? I have been told that I have been bought for the striker position. First I have to acclimatise to the level, but with better players around me I hope to adapt quickly."

The Cottagers are expected to receive a fee in the region of £395,000 for Hoesen, who has agreed a three-year deal with the Eredivisie giants.

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