RUMOURS: Barcelona close in on Ajax's Cillessen

The Spanish champions are reportedly set to land the Netherlands international as a replacement for Claudio Bravo, who is on the brink of joining Manchester City

Barcelona are closing in on the signing of Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, according to De Telegraaf.

The Liga champions have identified Cillessen, 27, as their preferred choice to replace Claudio Bravo, who is on the brink of completing a switch to Manchester City.

It is understood that Barcelona are set to land Netherlands international Cillessen for a deal in the region of €10-12 million.

Cillessen joined Ajax from NEC in 2011 and has gone on to make over 100 appearances for the Dutch giants in all competitions.


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