Eredivisie giants Ajax are on the verge of farming out young defender Daley Blind to Groningen on a six-month loan deal, according to a report in Voetbal International.
Green-Whites are desperate to add some more defensive power to their
squad due to the lengthy injury absences of Sepp de Roover and Ondrej
Svejdik and have turned their attentions to the 19-year-old Blind.
versatile youngster made his official Ajax debut in December 2008 and
has made five Eredivisie appearances so far for the Amsterdam giants.
However, he has made few starts this term and therefore requested a
The report suggests that the two sides have already
reached an agreement and that it's now up to Blind to decide whether
he's interested in joining Groningen for the remainder of the season.
Update: Ajax have confirmed on its official website that Blind will
leave the club on a six-month loan deal. The defender joins his new
club with immediate effect.
Stefan Coerts, Goal.com