Edwin Van der Sar reveals desire to return to Man United

Edwin Van der Sar reveals desire to return to Man United

- Van der Sar played a pivotal part in Sir Alex Ferguson's success at Man United in the latter years of the Scottish's reign

- The former Netherlands goalkeeper retired at Old Trafford before returning to boyhood club, Ajax, as a CEO

- A possible switch to Man United has been mooted for the 48-year-old as a director of of football

Edwin van der Sar has admitted he would be interested with a role at the club in the near future.

Van der Sar joined United in 2005 under Sir Alex Ferguson and went on to establish himself as an integral squad member under the Scottish.

During his seven-year stay at Old Trafford, the former shot-stopper won three Premier League titles as well as the Champions League in 2008.

He would later make a return to Ajax as the club's CEO, helping the Dutch side to a string of major success, including a Champions League semi-final finish last season.

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Ajax's transformation under Van der Sar has seen him widely linked with a role at the Red Devils as director of football.

And the 48-year-old has refused to rule out a possible switch to Manchester, revealing he still holds his former side in high regard.

“Besides my family, my wife and kids and everything I have two loves in my life," Van der Sar told Planet Futbol according to Goal.

“That’s Ajax, who gave me the opportunity to develop, they scouted me, they gave me the chance to shine in the world of football.

“And the last club of my career (Manchester United) also gave me a lot of attention, recognition and everything, developed at a later stage. And of course, I’d be interested in a position," he declared.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been tipped by former Manchester United star Clayton Blackmore to solve their goalscoring problems.

The Swedish striker has been making waves in the Major League Soccer (MLS) with LA Galaxy since he left Old Trafford in March 2018.

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