Ajax are known for being one of the best clubs in Europe in terms of producing top class young talent. The only problem is, bigger clubs come along and poach them from a young age, but what would the Amsterdam giants look like if they kept hold of their star players? Pretty amazing, is the answer…
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GK: Maarten Stekelenburg
A top class goalkeeper who has played regularly for the Dutch national team as well as for big clubs like AS Roma, Stekelenburg made a name for himself at Ajax.
DR: Gregory van der Wiel
Now with Paris Saint-Germain, Gregory van der Wiel is an outstanding attacking right-back who started out at the Amsterdam Arena.
An underrated Brazilian left-back, Maxwell started out at Ajax and has played for the likes of Barcelona, Inter Milan and PSG since.
DC: Thomas Vermaelen
Formerly Arsenal captain, Thomas Vermaelen looked pretty good at Ajax before a recent decline due to injury problems.
DC: Jan Vertonghen
Another Premier League star, Jan Vertonghen has been superb since leaving the Eredivisie for Tottenham Hotspur.