Top-flight duo had earmarked Ajax striker for possible summer move.
Ajax striker Viktor Fischer is on the verge of signing a new deal with the Eredivisie champions, reports Sky Sports.
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The young Denmark international has been closely watched by a whole host of top European clubs, including Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea, as well as Serie A outfit Inter Milan, since first breaking into the Ajax first team.
And, having enjoyed an eye-catching first campaign to date for Frank de Boer’s side, including netting an impressive eight goals in just 18 matches, those suitors were expected to make their moves for the 18-year-old at the end of this season.
However, with the front man now reportedly in talks with Ajax about agreeing a new contract at the Amsterdam ArenA, those clubs look like missing out on the player’s signature, for now at least.
“The negotiations are going quite smoothly and I do expect everything to be sorted out soon,” Fischer told Danish website Sporten.dk.
“I don’t know when it will happen, but I’m sure it will be over very soon.”
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