Increase transfer fee — Fans tell Ajax after Mohammed Kudus' Ludo masterclass

Mohammed Kudus was unplayable against Ludogorets. (Photo Credit: Ajax/X)

Increase transfer fee — Fans tell Ajax after Mohammed Kudus' Ludo masterclass

Izuchukwu Akawor 12:38 - 25.08.2023

Premier League outfit West Ham United could break the bank for Mohammed Kudus after a heroic display for Ajax in Europe.

Ajax Amsterdam fans have reacted to the performance of in-demand Ghana international Mohammed Kudus. 

Kudus was the best player on the pitch as Ajax thrashed Ludogorets in the Europa League qualifiers.

The Dutch side was just too good following a comprehensive 4-1 win over their hosts on Thursday night. 

Kudus steals show vs. Ludo

The 23-year-old showed the Dutch side what they will miss if his move to Premier League side West Ham United pulls through.

Kudus started and finished the scoring as Ajax took a giant step towards reaching the next round of the Europa League. 

Chelsea are also interested in Mohammed Kudus. (Photo Credit: Imago)

The versatile Ghanaian forward produced a top performance following a 50-minute hat-trick against Ludogorets.

Hat-trick hero Mohammed Kudus with the match ball. (Photo Credit: Ajax/X)

He started the evening with a blistering first half double before he wrapped up the win with his hat-trick for Ajax’s fourth goal five minutes after the restart. 

Ludogorets pulled one back late on to keep hope alive heading into the second leg in Amsterdam next week. 

Fans react

Kudus’ impressive performance was a kind reminder for the Dutch club and their fans on what they stand to lose as Kudus remains a key target for West Ham. 

Pulse Sports reported that the Hammers were close to getting the forward as David Moyes looks to strengthen his attack. 

Kudus Mohammed celebrates with a teammate after his goal. (Photo Credit: Ajax/X)

West Ham have made a bid for Ajax star Mohammed Kudus worth €41.5m plus a further €3m in performance-related add-ons.

However, after the display against Ludogorets on Thursday night, the fans have asked the club to add more to the transfer fee. 

Here are some of the reactions from the fans who took to to express their feelings and also praise the Ghanaian for his impressive form. 

Related content