Serbia forward Dusan Tadic has extended his playing contract with Ajax by a year until the end of the 2023 season – but the deal also includes three years as an academy coach until 2026.
Tadic joined the club from from Southampton for £10million a year ago.
He was a key member of the Ajax team that won the domestic league and cup double and reached the semifinals of the Champions League last season.
Ajax confirmed on Monday the 30-year-old Tadic will stay at the club after his playing career ends.
He will move into a training role at the club’s famed youth academy until the end of the 2026 season.
Tadic scored a stunning 36 goals in 56 matches last season during a remarkable individual campaign.
Financial terms of the contract extension were not released.