AZ agree deal to sign Norwegian teen starlet Evjen
AZ Alkmaar have agreed a deal with FK Bodo/Glimt to sign their teenage midfielder Hakon Evjen in the January transfer window.
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder will sign a four-year contract with the Dutch Eredivisie outfit on the completion of the Norwegian season in December.
Evjen will then be available to feature for AZ in the second half of the current season.
AZ Alkmaar have won the race to sign 19-year-old Norwegian midfielder Hakon Evjen, who had also been linked with Manchester United. He will join in January, with a contract until 2024.pic.twitter.com/Wf9miz0IkQ
— SportzGlobal01 (@SGlobal01) September 18, 2019
The youngster, who is also able to operate as a striker, has impressed in his homeland, scoring 10 goals and providing four assists in 20 league appearances.
On his future move to AZ Alkmaar, he told his new club’s website: “I am very happy. AZ is a big and beautiful club. This is the right step for me as a football player. I look forward to getting started in January.”
Arne Slot’s AZ side have enjoyed a good start to the new Dutch season with three wins and a draw from their opening five games which leaves them fifth in the table – three points behind early leaders Ajax.