Former Arsenal star Marc Overmars quits Ajax role after sending inappropriate messages to women

Former Arsenal, Barcelona and Ajax winger Marc Overmars has left the Dutch giants after sending inappropriate messages to women colleagues

Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars will leave his role with Ajax with immediate effect after the Eredivisie side said he had sent “a series of inappropriate messages to several female colleagues”.

The Dutchman, who had been the club’s director of football affairs for just under ten years, decided to step down from his role following talks with the club’s board, as well as chief executive and Manchester United icon Edwin van der Sar.

A statement from Ajax read: “Director of Football Affairs Marc Overmars will leave Ajax with immediate effect.

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