Brighton sign Netherlands international Joel Veltman from Ajax for undisclosed fee

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done deal Brighton announced their second signing of the summer as Joel Veltman joined from Ajax. The Netherlands international signed a three-year contract and arrived for an undisclosed fee. Getty Images Joel Veltman came through the Ajax youth ranks Adam Lallana joined the Seagulls on a free transfer on Monday after he left Liverpool on a free transfer and the south coast club continue to get their business done early. Veltman, 28, won three Eredivisie titles with Ajax and was also named in the league’s team of the year three times. “We’re delighted to welcome Joel to the club,” head coach Graham Potter said. “He has terrific experience from his time with Ajax including the Champions League and, of course, with the Dutch national team. Getty Images Joel Veltman won three Eredivisie titles with Ajax Adam Lallana on his Liverpool exit and move to Brighton “He’s an excellent defender who can play at right-back and at centre-half, but he’s also comfortable in possession. “He is really looking forward to the challenge of playing in the Premier League and we’re delighted he is now a Brighton player and we’re looking forward to working with him.” Capped 22 times by the Netherlands, Veltman was part of the 2014 World Cup squad and also played in Ajax’s Europa League final defeat to Manchester United in 2017.,

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