Chelsea fans already have a chant for new signing Hakim Ziyech

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Chelsea wrapped up the £38m signing of Hakim Ziyech from Ajax this week – and Blues fans have already come up with a chant for the Moroccan

Chelsea have confirmed they will be signing Hakim Ziyech from Ajax this summer – and the Stamford Bridge faithful have already come up with a chant for their soon-to-be new recruit.

Frank Lampard was left frustrated after failing to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window, but the Blues head coach has wasted no time going after his top summer targets.

On Thursday it was confirmed by both Chelsea and Ajax that Ziyech is headed for west London at the end of the season, with the Dutch outfit posting a classy farewell message on social media.

“Hey @ChelseaFC,” Ajax wrote. “You have to believe in his magic. And great things will happen.”

Fortunately for Ajax, they do not have to wave goodbye to Ziyech until the summer transfer window opens in June.

Yet that hasn’t stopped Chelsea fans from coming up with a brilliant chant for the Morocco winger.

One Blues supporter posted the potential song on Twitter, writing: “Oh Ziyech is a wizard, he wears a wizard’s hat, he could have stayed at Ajax but he said ‘no, f**k that’.

“He cuts in with left, he passes with his right, and when we win the league we’re gonna sing this song all night!”

Chelsea have managed to land Ziyech on the cheap in what is often proving a crazy market these days, with Ajax confirming the deal can eventually rise to just £38m.

“Ajax and Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of Hakim Ziyech,” they confirmed in a statement.

“The player will join the Premier League club on July 1st 2020 and will finish the season in Amsterdam.

“The clubs have agreed a deal of E40 million euros. This sum could potentially increase to a maximum of E44 million, with variable factors.”

Not everyone is convinced by the deal, however.

Former Crystal Palace and West Brom manager Tony Pulis has warned Lampard that Ziyech is joining his side from an inferior league out in Holland.

“I just think you’ve got to be very, very careful. Dutch football is not Premier League football,” he said on Sky Sports’ The Debate.

“For all what he’s done and what he’s achieved and if they’re spending that much money you hope and pray that you get it right, but there’s different levels and there’s different levels in respect of the European leagues.

“The Dutch league is a good league, Ajax were fabulous last year and they’ve been good this year, a good group of players and they’ve been unbelievable in respect of bringing good players through.

“But the Premier League is a different animal to the Dutch league.”

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