Eriksen signs new Ajax deal

Danish international Christian Eriksen has prolonged his contract with AFC Ajax by three years until June 2014. The 18-year-old attacking midfielder joined the Ajax youth set up from Odense BK in 2008 and has enjoyed a breakthrough season at the club. He made his first-team bow on 17 January and after a regular run in the side made his international debut against Austria on 3 March. "Despite many rumours, I have never considered leaving here," he said. "I only want to stay with Ajax."