Sebastien Haller’s potential move to Borussia Dortmund has opened the door for Ajax to finalise a deal for Tottenham’s Steven Bergwijn.

That’s according to De Telegraaf, who say the Ivorian’s move will be beneficial to Bergwijn in more ways than one.

The newspaper explains that Haller is on the verge of making a return to the Bundesliga, with Dortmund keen to sign him as their replacement for Erling Haaland.

Ajax had initially wanted €40m, but the two sides are likely to meet in the middle, with Haller already in an agreement on terms of his contract.

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The move will raise a ‘jackpot’ for Ajax, and that can be used to ‘finally loosen’ Bergwijn’s ties with Tottenham.

They’ve been eyeing up Bergwijn since the January transfer window, and it’s been widely reported they want to make a deal happen this summer, but they are yet to agree on a deal with Tottenham.

That’s because of the finances involved, but they will now be boosted by the money from Haller to fix that problem.

This is backed up by Voetbal International, who say the deal seems to be ‘one step closer’ thanks to Haller’s move to Dortmund.

Haller’s departure also works in Bergwijn’s favour as the striker has proven that a record purchase can be worth the money and even yield a big profit in as little as 18 months time.

Bergwijn will also be able to ‘showcase himself’ in the Champions League and at the World Cup, further reducing the risk that Ajax are running.

In other words, Haller has paved the way for Bergwijn to be another success story, with the money brought in from his sale now making a deal possible.