Overmars: “Maybe we put too much on their own youth’

Overmars: “Maybe we put too much on their own youth’

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Director spelerszaken Marc Overmars of Ajax has Sunday hinted at a change of the transferbeleid at the Amsterdam club.

“Maybe we put to much on their own youth,” says Overmars prior to the league game against FC Groningen in front of the camera of the NOS.

“We often keep in our selection of a place for their own players. But if it is then in the preparation of a let down, get you stuck. We put not too much on their own youth? The question we need to ask ourselves internally is critical…”,

Ajax hit this summer, all important powers as Davy Klaassen and Davinson Sanchez lost, but took to frustration of the fans is as yet no direct reinforcements.

“What you hear and read is that Ajax do not have the money want to spend that the club on the bank. That is not correct,” says Overmars.

“We really want or what to spend. If it’s the right player, the amount is not really important. We are experiencing the aftermath of a good season, in which we European on the map below. There, we pay now the price for it.”

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It has all the appearance of that trainer Marcel Emperor soon the Austrian defender Maximilian Wöber of Rapid Wien on the training ground can welcome. “We are already two months with him”, gave Overmars to know. “In the beginning it did not seem to be working. Hopefully we can now quickly complete it.”

Overmars is also disagree with the people who say that Ajax with forty million euro is too little for the Tottenham Hotspur left Sanchez. “They lose the reality a bit from the eye. It is awful lot of money.”

On the question of whether Kasper Dolberg after 31 August in the shirt of Ajax to admire, could Overmars not really a clear answer. “He must first display good football. That goes for multiple players. The team is still not in shape.”

“Of course, We have a pretty intense preparation. I think that the final stage of last season also played a role. Ten weeks ago, we were still in the Europa League final. Sometimes it is so that players have trouble finding the button to turn. They need to do their work, labour supply, and then the rest will come from itself.”

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