Arsenal fans want legend Marc Overmars to return with Ajax technical director set to leave Dutch giants

ARSENAL fans are demanding Marc Overmars return to the club following reports he is set to leave Ajax.

Oriol Domenech claims the 47-year-old has decided to leave his role as the Dutch giants' director of football after nine years in June.

The report adds that Overmars believes he has finished his cycle at Ajax but doesn't have any agreement with any other club.

Yet that hasn't stopped Arsenal fans from clamouring for the Gunners to bring the Dutchman back to north London this summer.

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One fan tweeted: "Man we need this guy at Arsenal."

Another said: Overmars > Edu. A true Arsenal legend."

A third added: Perfect opportunity to sack Edu and brings Overmars in. He knows exactly what to do."

Arsenal currently have a sporting director in place already another of their former players – Edu.

And the Brazilian claimed this week that the Gunners are looking forward to a ‘big and beautiful’ future despite their recent turmoil on the pitch.

However, the Emirates outfit are still yet to replace director of football operations Huss Fahmy after he left the club in October.

Overmars meanwhile remains a popular figure at the Gunners following his heroics as a player for the side that won the Double back in 1998.

He ultimately spent three years at Highbury between 1997 and 2000 before he joined Barcelona.

Since the end of his playing days, Overmars was credited with playing a major role in assembling the young Ajax side that famously reached the Champions League semi-final's.

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