Ajax football director Sven Mislintat has had several talks with former star midfielder Wesley Sneijder about returning to the club as assistant coach. The news comes as team forward Dusan Tadic has already completed his move from Ajax to Fenerbahce, the Turkish club announced on Sunday evening. Tadic signed a two-year deal with the team after spending five years as an Amsterdam fan favorite.
Bringing Wesley Sneijder, 39, back to Amsterdam would mean the return of the former Oranje player. A source told The Telegraf that talks are on hold as Sneijder deals with the death of his mother. Silvia Sneijder Thiele died last week of lung cancer at the age of 59.
New Ajax manager Maurice Stein has wanted Sneijder by his side at Sparta Rotterdam. At one point, the midfielder even attended a course to become an elite trainer.
Sneijder started his professional career at Ajax after spending 10 years in its youth programme. He won the Eredivisie with Ajax, La Liga with Real Madrid, Serie A with Inter Milan and the Super Lig title with Galatasaray, as well as the Champions League with Inter, each team and several international cups with Al in Qatar. Earned. – Garrafa.
In his 15 years with the Dutch men’s national team, Sneijder made 134 appearances and scored 31 goals. He played for the Netherlands, who finished runners-up in the 2010 World Cup, as well as the semi-finalists of the 2014 World Cup and 2004 Euros.
Meanwhile, videos on social media show Ajax’s latest star, Dusan Tadic, wearing Fenerbahçe’s number 10 jersey. Ajax released the Serbian player on Friday.
He had his last solo training session with the Amsterdam club on Saturday before catching a flight to Istanbul with his agent to negotiate a new contract. After a day the transfer was completed.
After the signing ceremony, Tadic said: “It feels great to be part of such a big club. Fenerbahçe have great fans and I can’t wait to play for them. Lots of trophies with them.” They want to win. It means a lot to the club and we really need their support.”
Last week it became clear that Tadic will not stay at Ajax. The captain no longer wants to join Ajax as the team is in a rebuilding phase. Ajax management then allowed Tadic to leave without a transfer.
Tadic has received multiple offers from Saudi Arabia and others in recent weeks. Istanbul rivals Besiktas are also said to be eyeing the Serbian star.
https://nltimes.nl/2023/07/17/ajax-talking-wesley-sneijder-dusan-tadic-leaves-amsterdam-fenerbahce Ajax talk to Wesley Sneijder as Dusan Tadic leaves Amsterdam for Fenerbahce