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Ajax playmaker and reported Arsenal target Hakim Ziyech has turned down an offer to sign for La Liga side Sevilla because he doesn’t believe it represents a step up.
The 26-year-old star was a key part of de Joden’s sensational run to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals last campaign, helping his side beat the likes of Juventus and Real Madrid before eventually being knocked out by Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur.
With ex-teammates Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong moving on to Juventus and Barcelona respectively, Ziyech has also been connected with a transfer to one of Europe’s top clubs.
But following Ajax’s 2-0 win over PSV in the Dutch Super Cup Hakim revealed to Fox Sports that the only proposal received for his services was from Sevilla.