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Dutch forward Quincy Promes clears medical examination to join Spartak Moscow FC

AFC Ajax reported on Wednesday that an agreement was reached with Spartak Moscow FC on the transfer of Quincy Promes, who had already arrived in the Russian capital on February 24

MOSCOW, February 25. /TASS/. Dutch striker Quincy Promes has passed a required medical examination to join Russian football club Spartak Moscow, Anton Fetisov, a spokesman for the Russian football club, told TASS on Thursday.

The Dutch football club reported on Wednesday that an agreement was reached with Spartak Moscow FC on the transfer of Quincy Promes, who had already arrived in the Russian capital on February 24.

"Quincy Promes has passed the medical examination," the spokesman stated.

The Dutch football club, where Promes played since 2019 under a contract in force until June 30, 2024, announced in a statement on February 24 that "Ajax has reached an agreement with Spartak Moscow for the direct transfer of Quincy Promes."

"The clubs have agreed a transfer fee of 8.5 million euros [$10.4 million], with the possibility of the amount increasing to 11 million euros [$13.5 million] through variables," Ajax FC said in a statement.

The famous Dutch football club also stated that: "Promes was born in Amsterdam on January 4, 1992 and played in Ajax's youth academy since the age of ten. In 2008, he left the club and played at HFC Haarlem, Go Ahead Eagles and FC Twente, before joining Spartak Moscow for the first time in 2014."

"In Russia, he won both the Russian Premier Liga and the Russian Super Cup, claiming player of the year honors and finishing as top scorer along the way," Ajax FC press service added.

Promes, 29, scored six goals in his 18-match appearances for Ajax FC last season. The Dutch forward previously played for Spartak Moscow FC in 2014-2018, winning with the club the Russian Championship and the Super Cup of Russia.

Spartak Moscow FC finished the RPL’s previous season, which was disrupted several times by the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, in 7th place. Throughout its almost one century-long history, Spartak Moscow FC has been 12-time USSR champion, ten-time Russian champion and the winner of other numerous awards and trophies.