Arsenal legend Marc Overmars has been appointed because the technical director of Belgian facet Royal Antwerp.
Overmars stepped down as director of soccer of Ajax a month in the past following inappropriate behaviour in the direction of feminine colleagues. The 48-year-old despatched inappropriate messages and images to a number of ladies he labored with which led him to step down with fast impact.
“What has occurred at Ajax gained’t occur once more,” he mentioned.
“I’m glad to be right here. It’s a new chapter for me. A good looking problem at a membership the place I see potential to develop.”
Antwerp supervisor Sven Jaecques mentioned he had not particularly spoken to feminine staff at his membership concerning the choice to rent Overmars.
“You will need to give individuals new alternatives and to show the web page,” he mentioned.
Overmars spent seven years on the board of Go Forward Eagles after his illustrious enjoying profession, earlier than his appointment as Ajax’s director of soccer in 2012. Throughout his close to 10-year tenure in Amsterdam, he oversaw a profitable technique of selling youth from the membership’s academy, serving to them to win 4 Eredivisie titles alongside the best way.