Soccer club Ajax reports profit of €18.2m
Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam announced a profit of €18.2m for the 2012/13 financial year today, attributing it to the sale of leading players.
It is a considerable increase on the profit of €8.5m one year earlier and the club said in a statement they expected a larger profit in the next financial period particularly with participation in the Champions League and further player sales.
Ajax made €24m from the sale of Jan Verthongen to Tottenham Hotspur, Gregory van der Wiel to Paris St Germain and Vurnon Anita to Newcastle United, they added on their website www.ajax.nl.
The club's total income rose slightly to €105.6m.