Marc Overmars distances himself from Arsenal return

Marc Overmars distances himself from Arsenal return

Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars has distanced himself from a return to the club as their new technical director.

There have been reports that the North London club are looking for a replacement for Edu after a disheartening summer in which they spent the most in transfers but brought in players who the club fans don't consider good enough.

Overmars who helped the Gunners to a league and cup double in 1998 and enjoyed a successful three-year stint in north London has been the director of football at Ajax and there were reports last month that he was on the shortlist of the people backed to take over from Edu.

"As I’ve said before a number of times we’re really enjoying ourselves. We’re moving in the right direction. The four of us form good management and that’s important," Overmars told Ajax TV via Daily Mail.

"We’re like a family, we’re close. And that’s important too. And who knows, we might have some good news soon. I’m not getting any younger. I’ve been offered the opportunity to go elsewhere too. That’s what happens and it’s always good to consider a move.

"But then I just think about how well things are going here. If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. If your old shoes are still comfy, keep wearing them."


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