Video leaks out: Overmars extends contract with Ajax

Overmars has been Ajax’s director of football affairs since 2012. Under his leadership, Ajax reconnected with the European sub-top. The reigning champion has sold more than 600 million euros to players in the last 9 years. As a result, Ajax’s equity grew to more than 222 million euros. the club announced last summer.

Earlier this season, Overmars was linked with Newcastle United, which want to attack the European top with Saudi investors.


The news about Overmars leaked out because a video of the media department of Ajax appeared on the internet. “The quality of the video is excellent, you can leave that to our media department. It didn’t come out through our channels, but somehow it got leaked anyway. Is it official? We’re happy to do that himself,” said general director Edwin van der Sar just before the kick-off of the match against Sporting Portugal in the Champions League at RTL7.

Van der Sar is a strong supporter of Overmars’ longer stay at Ajax. “Continuity is very important within a club. You also want to keep the strong holders longer. That is sometimes difficult due to large clubs from Europe. We are going in the right direction with the club, are growing enormously and both financially and sportingly things are going well. can always reach a higher level.”

Source: RTL Nieuws by

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