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Ajax sign up Sunderland midfielder Tainio

August 31, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Ajax have announced the signing of Finish midfielder Teemu Tainio on a free transfer from Sunderland.

Tainio, 30, links up once again with former Tottenham manager Martin Jol after signing a one-year contract with the Eredivisie club.

"I am very happy we could strength our squad on the final day of the international transfer market," Jol told the club's official website.

"Teemu is someone who can do his job in the midfield. He is a winner, a player with a good mentality. ...

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