In a surprising turn of events, the fruitful collaboration between Dusan Tadic and Ajax has come to an end, a year before the expiration of the Serbian national team player’s contract.
Amidst lingering rumors, Tadic’s discontent with the club’s transfer activities during the summer window, coupled with the absence of suitable reinforcements, proved to be the decisive factor.
Taking charge as the sports director this summer, Sven Mislintat, known for his preference for young talents, envisioned a team dynamic that did not align with the seasoned Serbian captain’s role.
Furthermore, Tadic’s substantial annual salary of €3,500,000 presented a significant financial burden for the Dutch giants, prompting the decision to express gratitude for his contributions after an impressive 241 appearances, 105 goals, and 112 assists.
According to reports from the Dutch media, Tadic has already recorded a farewell video for Ajax, which is expected to be released in the next day or two, along with the finalization of the contract termination and remaining details.
Now, as the 34-year-old attacking midfielder embarks on his search for a new club, Besiktas has emerged as a prominent contender, reportedly prepared to offer him a lucrative salary of €4,000,000 per season.
The next chapter in the career of Serbia’s captain remains uncertain, but one thing is certain: his journey with Ajax has reached its conclusion, leaving a remarkable legacy behind.