The Very First Director Of Football Till The Date Is Going To Be Edwin Van Der Sar Of Manchester United

In Manchester United 266 appearances made by Edwin Van Der Sar. At the conclusion of this session, two major appointments are to be made by Manchester United. New manager that are going to permanent are to be announced by the club, chances are that Gunnar Ole Solskjaer can become if he and his performance impressed the same way as now, also Director of football is to be appointed and this is going to happen for the first time in the history of Manchester United.

From the time when Sir Ferguson Alex has been retired in the year 2013, there was a need of Director of Football in the club and its appointment was discussed many a time in these years but it failed always. In the meanwhile, United’s enlistment has regularly stood jumbled and foolish. There is a need in the club for somebody to concentrate on enlistment and work as a bridge among the administrative staff and the persons of the board, and it shows up they perceive this.
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Edwin Focuses On The Retention Of Talent

Edwin van Der Sar being Ajax CEO, he has retaliated to suggestions of Andre Onana, the goalkeeper of this club, being moved back to Catalan club in Barcelona. There have been repeated links suggested and that has led to Edwin making a strong statement to the press. Van Der Sar has stated that he would like to retain Andre Onana and wanted the football community to be aware of the intentions of his club.

The Dutch legend has been having a successful stint with Ajax so far with this being the third season consecutively that he is playing as the primary goalkeeper. It is not difficult to understand why Edwin would be keen to retain him for the coming year as well. He also stated to the press that Andre is eager to play in the first team but he needs to get there gradually. He started off with Europa League final which was indeed a great start for him. Even though last year proved difficult for the team he was able to prove himself to be a valuable team member.
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Van Der Sar Resigns From Director Of Football Role Of Man UTD

The last shot-stopper has lifted up from the Ajax hierarchy. According to the information, it is not going Old Trafford in the coming two years for sure. This report, Edwin Van Der Sar has rejected, contrary to the report, he wants to be the part of Manchester United as a football director. The Premier League side is hoping to hire a director to manage their business in the transfer market, and there are two best candidates for this they are the former star player and RB Leipzig employment manager Paul Mitchell.

Van Der Sar has spent six years in continuation with the Old Trafford club and has achieved a lot. He has reached the CEO level of Ajax from marketing director in recent years. He is now 47-year-old, according to him there is still more work left for him to do in Eredivisie and thus he does not have any plan to leave Johan Cruyff Arena in the near time, although the Old Trafford outfit will ring.
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Edwin Van Der Sar Rejects Rumors About United Return

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van Der Sar has ruled out the new technical director’s role in Manchester United. The Red Devils plan to appoint a football director after the reaction to their disappointing summer transfer window.

United is prepared to follow the modern tendency to add a connection between the manager and the board and a football director is expected to be announced in the coming days to ease the case. The old Trafford page has been associated with several names since then, and one of the names that have recently come is their former actor Edwin Van Der Sar. The Dutch striker, who spent six seasons at Old Trafford, won four Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy, has gone from marketing director to CEO at Ajax.
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Edwin Van Der Sar Is In The Run For Director Of Manchester United Football

Edwin Van Der Sar, once the Reds goalkeeper is being seen positively as the CEO of Ajax. According to the reports, Edwin Van Der Sar is in the race to become first ever director of Manchester United football. Along with the goalkeeper of Red Devils, others who are in consideration are Monchi of Roma and Fabio Paratici, the Juventus chief.

According to the information, the Dutchman, who is now 47 years old, is at the forefront to become the chief executive officer. According to the sources, the United club has started their search for the CEO post; however, they will hold a huge amount of interviews to make sure that only the person is appointed to the role. At the Old Trafford, the player got the legendary status. In the 266 appearances, he made up 135 clean sheets.
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Dutch football giant Ajax has admitted to failure to treat Moroccan footballer Abdelhak Nouri adequately after the player collapsed on the field during a game in 2017. The general manager of the club Edwin van der Sar made the confession.

Van der Sar said the club regretted the incidence as they didn’t provide sufficient medical treatment for the player after the friendly game against Werder Bremen. The 21-year old footballer is left with a permanent brain injury.

Sanchez Exits Ajax Amsterdam

The 2016/17 Netherlands Eredivisie First Runners-up, Ajax Football club have let go of their 2016/17 player of the year, the defender Davinson Sanchez to the current English Premier League Runners-up, Tottenham Hotspur.

The Colombia international reportedly arrived at the North London club, Tottenham for a fee that could be worth up to £40m which is the club’s record signing. Sanchez joined Spurs who were recently beaten by the EPL current champions, Chelsea in a 2-1 defeat, on a six-year contractt, meanwhile the move remains subject to passing his medicals and a permission to work. Continue reading “Sanchez Exits Ajax Amsterdam”


Former Chelsea keeper and now Arsenal’s first choice Petr Cech has hailed two former Manchester United goalkeepers Peter Schmeichel and Edwin van der Sar as his career influencers. The 35-year old keeper has had a glittering career and ranks as one of the best keepers in the last decade.

Cech, who is respected as one of the best shot stoppers in the Premier League era, says Schmeichel and Van der Sar played important roles in influencing his formative years. The Red Devils legends would be in contention for Best Goalkeeper Ever but so would Cech despite being influenced by the duo.


Manchester United goalkeeping legend Edwin van der Sar has revealed that he almost signed for Liverpool under Gerard Houlier. The Dutchman said he almost moved to Anfield back in 1999. He was on the radar of most top sides following his success at Ajax. He spent nine successful years at the Netherlands top club, winning the UEFA Cup and the Champions League title in 1991 and 1995.

Houlier really wanted Van der Sar at the Merseyside that summer of 1999. The tall and lanky shot stopper was even shown around the club ahead of a likely transfer from the Eredivisie to the Premier League. While there were rumours that the deal was one waiting to happen, the keeper changed his mind as he agreed to a move to Juventus.


The Chief Executive Officer of Dutch soccer side Ajax, Edwin van der Sar, has opened up on the painful loss from the Europa League this season.

The team was rebuilding itself into a European heavyweight again but there have been many setbacks.

A young side led by a dynamic manager Peter Bosz helped the team go far in the Dutch Eredivisie but they narrowly lost it. The talented manager exited the side to replace Thomas Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund so Ajax had to turn to Marcel Keizer for the new season.

Some players that formed the core of last season’s team have moved to other sides, like Davy Klaassen who joined Premier League side Everton FC. Klaassen skippered the young Dutch side to Ajax’s first European final in 21 years. The finalists last term against Manchester United struggled and were beaten 3-2 by Norwegian side GersbackRosenborg. Continue reading “VAN DER SAR: EUROPA LEAGUE EXIT IS DIFFICULT”