Barcelona: Jasper Cillessen joins from Ajax as Claudio Bravo's replacement

Jasper Cillessen
Jasper Cillessen's final Ajax game was a 4-1 defeat by Rostov that knocked them out of the Champions League

Barcelona have signed Ajax goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen for £11.1m to replace Manchester City-bound Claudio Bravo.

Netherlands international Cillessen, 27, has signed a five-year deal with the Spanish champions, who could pay another £1.7m in variables.

He started his career with NEC Nijmegen before joining Ajax in 2011.

Cillessen's move was confirmed hours before Chile international Bravo, 33, joined Pep Guardiola at City for an initial £15.4m.

Bravo made 70 La Liga appearances in two seasons for Barcelona but never featured for them in the Champions League, with Marc-Andre ter Stegen their first choice in cup competitions.

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