Marc Overmars, Ajax Amsterdam’s sporting director, revealed the reality of his club’s desire to obtain the services of Akram Tawfik, a player from Al-Ahly club, and Ahmed Aboul Fotouh, a player at Zamalek.
This comes after press reports over the past few days stated that the Dutch club had interest in contracting Akram Tawfiq and Ahmed Aboul Fotouh, especially after their brilliance with the Egyptian national team recently.
Overmars said in exclusive statements to Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper’s correspondent on Monday: “There are no negotiations with any player who plays for the Egyptian national team or others. We have a policy and strategy in contracts with players, and we have no information about what is being published in the Egyptian media.” ».
He added: “Ajax has specific controls and mechanisms in contracts with players, and the club’s accounts do not currently have any desire to contract with players from Egypt, and if there is a future desire to contract with a player, this will be through official contacts with his club, Ajax does not Dealing with players’ agents.
The duo, Akram, 24, and Aboul Fotouh, 23, are presenting very good levels during the last period with Al-Ahly and Zamalek, respectively, as well as for the national team, which made some expect the possibility of leaving them and having a professional experience in Europe.
Marc Overmars, 48, had recently rejected an offer from Newcastle United to take the same position at the English club, preferring to remain in the position he has held since 2012 until now.
Marc Overmars played for several major European clubs, where he wore the shirt of Ajax, Arsenal and Barcelona, respectively, in addition to playing 86 games with the Dutch national team, during which he scored 17 goals.