Markus Rosenberg moves from Ajax to Bremen

Ajax Amsterdam and Werder Bremen have reached an agreement for the immediate transfer of Swedish striker Markus Rosenberg to the German league leaders, Ajax announced Friday.

Rosenberg, 24, was under contract at Ajax until July 2009. The Swede made his debut for the Amsterdam side in August 2005 and played 63 official games, scoring 20 goals.

As Rosenberg already played for Ajax in the ongoing UEFA Cup tournament he will not be eligible to play for Werder Bremen in the UEFA Cup, Ajax said on its website.