Edwin van der Sar has put to bed rumours linking him with a move to Manchester United as their new director of football by insisting he wishes to remain with Ajax as chief director.
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“I am enjoying my time at Ajax. I’ve got a different role - chief executive," he said.
A summer transfer window saw United bring in three new players for a total outlay of just over £140m, but a clear failure to land Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's targets has brought about a change of strategy at Old Trafford.
Midfielder Bruno Fernandes and Sean Longstaff didn't join the club, along with a forward to replace Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku, leaving United chiefs looking at implementing a director of football who would work directly with the manager to try and see deals come through more effectively.
The likes of fellow United alumni Michael Carrick, Nicky Butt and even Rio Ferdinand have previously been touted for the role, while Norwich's sporting director Stuart Webber was linked back in May.
Source : 90min