Ajax is the training club in Europe. This is reported by research agency CIES on Monday. No club currently has players playing in one of the 31 highest leagues in Europe.
A total of 81 players with an Ajax education are active in one of these competitions. That’s six more than Shakhtar Donetsk’s number two. Later, Sporting Portugal, Dinamo Zagreb, each with seventy players. The research focuses on ‘your own youth’; players who have played at a club for at least three years between the ages of 15 and 21.
Real Madrid and FC Barcelona (42) lead the standings with players active in the five biggest leagues in Europe (England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France). According to ‘s ‘training index’ CIES, an indication of a player’s level of education, Ajax also completes the best players, followed by Sporting Portugal and Real Madrid. Feyenoord and PSV achieve slightly more than half of Ajax’s figures.
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