Overmars named Ajax technical director
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Ajax today named Marc Overmars as their new technical director.

Overmars' appointment completes the club's three-man board of directors, which also comprises Henri van der Aat and Jeroen Slop.

The 39-year-old former Netherlands winger, who played for Ajax as well as Arsenal and Barcelona in a glittering career, will be responsible for the club's youth department, transfers and scouting at the Amsterdammers.

He was previously a member of the backroom staff at Go Ahead Eagles.

During his playing career at Ajax, Overmars won three Eredivisie titles and the UEFA Champions League.