Ajax’s Edwin van der Sar has spoken to Ed Woodward
A rumour started floating about initially of the week.
Manchester United have been trying to appoint a new director of football at Previous Trafford for a long time.
Claims surfaced that United have been keen on appointing Edwin van der Sar to fill that position.
An ex-Man United icon, Van der Sar at present works in that capability at Ajax.
— Mirror Soccer (@MirrorFootball) September 7, 2019
In in the present day’s version of The Transfer Window podcast, reporters Duncan Castles and Ian McGarry have confirmed that Van der Sar has spoken to Ed Woodward instantly already.
Moreover, Man United have introduced a suggestion to the previous Dutch worldwide goalkeeper.
Listed here are the small print of Man United’s supply
Ian McGarry claims that Man United consider there have been “constructive” developments of their chase to safe Van der Sar.
At Ajax, it’s reported that Van der Sar earns round 250,000 euros a season.
Man United are reportedly prepared to supply him “nearer to 1.5 million euros.”
Duncan Castles labelled Man United’s supply as “sizeable and substantial”.
The length of the contract supply to Van der Sar wasn’t clarified.
So will Edwin van der Sar return to Previous Trafford?
Ian McGarry said that Van der Sar has some “reservations” about taking the position.
They embrace “scepticism concerning the current setup – there are supposedly 5 heads of recruitment operating, and in addition (he) has doubts about his actual remit and authority.”
These hold-ups on Van der Sar’s end all level in the direction of Ed Woodward.
Duncan Castles commented that Woodward has remained reluctant to supply any director of soccer candidate clear assurance that he’s prepared to give up energy on signing players.
But, with all that stated, Duncan Castles believes that Van der Sar is ready to take the Man United job.
Back in April, in an interview with the Sunday Times, Van der Sar stated the next about returning to Previous Trafford:
You must cherish that and Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] is doing an incredible job at it. But in addition Ed. I have the utmost respect for him, what he does for the membership.
So I don’t have to be the large man. I need to really feel I contribute, and you may solely do it for something you consider in.
United is a special place. Who knows, ultimately? However for the approaching years I’m right here.
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