Ajax has made a move to fortify their defence by signing Luis Manuel Orejuela from Colombian First Division’s Deportivo Cali for a fee of €3.6 million, says a report from Mundo Deportivo.
A statement from the Colombian team said that Orejuela has traveled to Amsterdam, and once he finishes up his physical with Ajax then the deal with be officially done.
The 21-year-old fullback makes his way to the Dutch side after playing his whole career in his native Colombia with Deportivo Cali.
In his four years with the Cali senior squad, Orejuela made over 70 appearances and scored four goals in all competitions.
He was also a key component of the Azucareros when they won the Liga Águila in 2015 and finished runner-up last season.
With Ajax, Orejuela will reunite with fellow Colombian nationals in Davinson Sánchez and Mateo Casierra, who are coming off their first season with the Amsterdam-based team.
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