Ajax will prolong the agreement of basic manager Edwin van der Sar till mid-2025, the club claimed on Friday. The previous goalkeeper’s contract runs right until November 2023.
The renomination will develop into formal on November 11 for the duration of the standard assembly of shareholders, following which Van der Sar will carry on at Ajax for at minimum an additional 3 decades.
De Noordwijker returned to the Amsterdam club as internet marketing director in 2012, with which he celebrated excellent accomplishment as a player in the 1990s. Four many years afterwards, he became standard manager and as a result also president of the administration workforce.
Ajax has had good years in new years, which includes three national titles and the winter season of the Champions League in the seasons 2018/2019 and 2021/2022. Van der Sar stated when he announced his approaching contract extension that the club has grown, but that his function is not accomplished.
“Our objective is to be a structural part of the global top rated,” stated 51-12 months-outdated Van der Sar on the Ajax web page. “From 2024, the construction of the European tournaments will transform and we want to participate in the Champions League transforming each year. This journey is not more than and I would like to go on to lead to it.”
Edwin van der Sar celebrates victory above Juventus in the 2019 Champions League quarter-finals.
‘We’re not there yet’
Chairman of the Supervisory Board Leen Meijaard is delighted that Van der Sar will continue on at Ajax for a prolonged time. He emphasizes that both equally the club and the director have designed enormous advancement in modern decades.
“Following Edwin rose from advertising and marketing director to CEO, he expanded a great deal: from industrial to standard affairs and, in the previous six months, also specialized affairs. Ajax experienced a very effective period of time in the six decades less than his leadership. The stage toward staying leading of Europe, but we are not there yet,” claimed Meijaard, who thinks that the club can continue on to improve with Van der Sar.
“We hope that we can take the very last move with Edwin’s motion, expertise, competencies and global community. We are delighted that he has chosen to continue to be for yet another a few yrs.”
Eredivisie round 6
- Friday 8 pm: FC Volendam-Go Ahead
- Saturday 4.30pm: NEC Fortuna
- Saturday 6.45 pm: Ajax-Heerenveen
- Saturday 20.00 pm: Excelsior-FC Emmen
- Sunday 12.15 pm: FC Utrecht-Vitess
- Sunday 14.30 pm: PSV-RKC Waalwijk
- Sunday 14.30 pm: Cambuur-FC Groningen
- Sunday 4.45 pm: AZ-FC Twente
- Sunday 8 pm: Feyenoord-Sparta