Manchester United were onetime linked with Edwin van der Sar’s services as the next club’s Marketing Director but the Red Devils failed to get the Dutchman.
Despite revealing his desire to work at Old Trafford in the future, the former goalkeeper turned down Ed Woodward’s approach to concentrate on his career at Ajax.
The Red Devils reportedly monitoring Van der Sar’s contract issue with the Eredivisie giants as they hope to see him change his initial decision.
Unfortunately for the Red Devils, their former goaltender has finally put an end to the uncertainty surrounding his future at Ajax after signing a new four-year contract with the team on Friday.
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The Ajax’s general manager expressed his joy via his Twitter account after extending his contract.
According to him, he is happy with the latest development and he is ready to help the club achieve greater success in the future.
Ajax surprised everyone during last season’s Champions League competition as they shockingly made it to the semi-final round, only to be defeated by Tottenham Hotspur.
They equally lifted their first Eredivisie title since 2014 to wrap up a wonderful campaign. Van der Sar promised to ensure that the club enjoy good fortune in all competitions this season.