The resignation of Marc Overmars is yet another symptom of broader issues that football remains reluctant to tackle head on.
The 48-year-old had been in his post as director of football affairs for almost 10 years.
The former Arsenal star has been linked with a move to Newcastle but he has reportedly "opted to stay" at Ajax...
The pair have formed a successful working relationship at Ajax.
Newcastle are in talks with the highly-reputed Marc Overmars over the Director of Football role.
"That’s what happens and it’s always good to consider a move."
Arsenal have spent £300m in Edu's time at the club, but have recouped just £80m in player sales.
Van de Beek has started just two Premier League games this season after his £40million move from Ajax.
Overmars says 'the whole of the Netherlands is constantly on my back'. It'll be sooooo much easier at Man Utd...
Dennis Bergkamp and Marc Overmars. These were truly glorious times for football.
“I think Hakim Ziyech is better than Mesut Ozil." Overmars reckons Arsenal could even make a few quid...
If Arsenal want Marc Overmars, they might also have a chance of getting Matthijs de Ligt too. Lovely.
Dortmund have quoted £70m for the former City winger; both United and Arsenal want a director of football...
Frenkie De Jong isn't leaving Ajax in January. Not to join Barcelona, and probably not to join Spurs either.
Overmars says "only one club" are talking with Ajax over Davinson Sanchez. Might be Spurs, y'know.
Reports suggest Arsenal could be looking to create a new director of football role.
There are some bloody brilliant Dutch players to have graced these shores. Come celebrate them
Man United boss Van Gaal should be left to get on with his job, according to Overmars.