Viktor Fischer has just turned 19 years old and last season this left winger played 33 times for Ajax with 12 goals and he has already been capped twice by Denmark.
Viktor Fischer – world-class winger in the making?
Viktor started his career at Lyseng IF in Denmark when he was just 5 years old (they get them young these days) and moved to two other Danish clubs, AGF in 2004 and FC Midtjylland in 2009 before being singed by Ajax in 2011 on a three-year deal.
But other top clubs – such as Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester City and Manchester United were after him, based on his excellent performances for the Denmark U17 side in the FIFA U17 World Cup in Mexico in 2011.
That was even after Denmark finished bottom of their Group F with just one point, the group was won by Brazil who lost in the semi-final to Uruguay with host country Mexico beating them 2-0 in the final.
Fischer made his debut for the Ajax first team in the 2012–13 pre-season, in a win against SV Huizen, and then went on to play 33 times for the Dutch giants with 12 goals and 6 assists – so this lad looks like a world-class winger in the making.
And in February manager Frank de Boer announced that Viktor Fischer had extended his contract with Ajax until 2017 – Ajax are not daft.
And not surprisingly Fischer was announced as the AFC Ajax Talent of the Year, for his outstanding debut season.
Even now this lad would be expensive, but if Newcastle are going to have £40M players in the future, the club will have to spot them early and develop them into world-class players, something we could well do with current youngsters Gael Bigirimana and local lad Adam Campbell.
This is another in our series where we point out top young players, who could become Newcastle targets this summer or in the future, but this lad may already be too good?
What do you think?
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