Riedewald frustrated at Ajax

Ajax Amsterdam defender Jairo Riedewald admits he is disillusioned with his current predicament at the club after being denied a transfer this month.%u200B%u200B

The Netherlands international defender was touted as one of the best defenders to graduate from the club's academy in recent years after starring for former manager Frank de Boer at left-back and centre-back in his teenage years,

However, his role in the squad diminished upon the arrival of manager Peter Bosz, which led the 20-year-old to seek a move away from the Amsterdam Arena.

"There was interest from a number of clubs, but Ajax have said no and indicated that they want to go for the championship with me," he told reporters after featuring for Jong Ajax. "The club said they need me in the next few games.

"I still don't play. I'm not happy. They say they have confidence in me, but it's hard to believe. You just want to play and if you do not, that's frustrating.

"I just want to play. I am a young boy and wants to play a lot to develop myself. I'm not a better player when I'm sitting on the bench."

Riedwald has featured 84 times for Ajax since making his first-team debut in the 2013/14 season.