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INSIDER: Chelsea or Ajax? Who pays and insures Ziyech?

Dutch pundit Valentijn Driessen has again warned Chelsea about allowing Hakim Ziyech to extend his stay with Ajax this summer.

Ziyech is due to join Chelsea on July 1, though there is talk of the midfielder being allowed to remain with Ajax beyond that date in order to complete the Eredivisie season.

But Driessen wrote for De Telegraaf: "Do they want to play in July with the risk of an injury? This is a very tricky point, there are legally a lot of problems with this.

"Ziyech? In fact, he should finish the competition at Ajax until August 3 and then go to Chelsea. But who is going to pay him in the intervening period? Who will insure him in case something happens to him?

"It can be a simple ankle injury, but he can also get injured or be hurt much more severely. Do I know what could happen in the meantime?! These are very tricky topics and I think that is the bottleneck can be the whole plan to finish the league until August 3. It is almost impossible."

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