Edwin van der Sar reaffirms Ajax commitment amid Man Utd director of football interest

Edwin van der Sar
Edwin van der Sar has reaffirmed his commitment to Ajax (Picture: Getty Images)

Edwin van der Sar has reaffirmed his commitment to present membership Ajax amid hypothesis that he is about to take the director of function at Manchester United.

The 48-year-old has been recognized as United’s primary goal to take the vacant function at Old Trafford, with a bookmaker even suspending betting on him getting the job.

However, the Netherlands legend has been very profitable in his present function of chief govt at Ajax, with the membership reaching the Champions League semi-finals and successful the Eredivisie final 12 months.

The former goalkeeper moved into the chief exec job in 2016 after being advertising and marketing director since 2012, and it’s a job he doesn’t appear eager to go away.

‘I am enjoying my time at Ajax. I’ve received a distinct function – chief govt,’ mentioned Van der Sar.

‘I am really looking forward to bringing Ajax back to the European top level – that we probably touched last year – and to make sure we get the best opportunity to stay there.’



While the previous United stopper didn’t rule out a return to Old Trafford, he actually feels like he won’t be pushing for a transfer and the Red Devils are going to must do the working.

United govt vice-chairman is claimed to be very eager on bringing him in, although, and can go to some lengths to get his man.

Having thought of different former gamers for the director of football job, together with Rio Ferdinand and Darren Fletcher, Woodward now appears set on Van der Sar, who made 266 appearances for the membership from 2005-11 and can also be now on the board of the European Club Association.

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