AS Roma in talks with Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech

The Italian Serie A outfit are interested in adding the Morocco international to their squad ahead of the upcoming season

Roma have opened negotiations with Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech over a potential transfer to the Italian top-flight.

According to Voetbal International, the Giallorossi are in pole position to sign the attacking midfielder, 25, ahead of English Premier League clubs Liverpool and Everton.

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Earlier this month, Ziyech revealed his intention to leave the Amsterdam Arena after spending two seasons at the Dutch outfit where he scored 19 goals in 71 appearances across all competitions.

The Dutch media reported that the former FC Twente player will decide on his future after Morocco’s participation at the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.

Ziyech has been included in the Atlas Lions’ final 23-man squad for the tournament and he will be focused on helping his country negotiate their way past Portugal, Spain and Iran in Group B.