West Ham on red alert as Ajax defender Joel Veltman considers Premier League switch this summer
- West Ham target Joel Veltman is ready to leave Dutch giants Ajax this summer
- The 27-year-old defender is strongly considering a move to the Premier League
- He only has one year left on his deal and also has attracted interest from Italy
Ajax star Joel Veltman is ready to consider a move to England, with West Ham weighing up a swoop for the defender.
The 27-year-old is open to leaving Amsterdam this summer, news which will alert the Hammers who are known to be tracking Veltman.
And sources in Holland have indicted Veltman would strongly consider a switch to the Premier League this summer.
Ajax star and West Ham target Joel Veltman is ready to consider a move to England
Reports in Holland also suggest a number of top clubs in Italy are also keen on the Dutch defender.
Speaking earlier this summer, Veltman said: ‘I have not made it a secret that I want to go abroad, so we look at what is going to happen.’
The Holland international has 12 months left on his deal at Ajax and could be available this summer, though the Dutch giants have indicated they want Veltman to stay at the club next season.
The 27-year-old only has one year remaining on his deal and also has interest from Italy