Recently updated on February 12th, 2023 at 12:34 pm
Ajax Amsterdam has signed 22-year-old Calvin Bassey, a defender from Rangers FC in a club record deal for EUR 23 million for five seasons, until June 30, 2027.
Including variables, that amount could increase to EUR 26.5 million.
The deal is the largest in Rangers’ history.
The 22-year-old joined Rangers from Leicester City for a Training Compensation Fee in the summer of 2020, making 65 appearances for the Light Blues.
Bassey played his part in Rangers’ historic 55th league title victory, won the 2022 Scottish Cup, while also having a huge role in the incredible UEFA Europa League run to the final in Seville last season.
Calvin Bassey was born on December 31, 1999 in Modena, Italy. The Nigerian international was under contract with Rangers FC until mid-2024.