Thursday 22 March 2018

Where are they now

1 -- Edwin van der Sar: Went on to play for Juventus, Fulham and Manchester United. Now retired and is interested in coaching.

2 -- Clarence Seedorf: Retired this week after stellar career to become the new coach at Milan.

3 -- Frank Rijkaard: Coached Barcelona to La Liga twice and Champions League; also coached Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Galatasaray.

4 -- Finidi George: Nigerian had spell at Ipswich and has been coaching at youth level at Real Mallorca.

5-- Ronald de Boer: Like twin brother Frank, he played for Rangers. Coaches an Ajax development side.

6 -- Danny Blind: Held several roles at Ajax, including coach from 2005-06; now, like Kuivert, he is assisting Van Gaal with the Netherlands.

7 -- Jari Litmanen: Former Liverpool playmaker is unofficially retired. Has an open offer to join Ajax youth coaching staff.

8 -- Michael Reiziger: Later played for Milan, Barcelona, Middlesbrough and PSV Eindhoven.

9 -- Edgar Davids : Manager, unpaid, at Barnet in the Skrill Conference. Recently quit playing after an illustrious career.

10 -- Marc Overmars: Flying winger who went to Arsenal, where he was a fan favourite, before joining Barcelona. Now the director of football at Ajax.

11 -- Frank de Boer: On course to win his fourth title in a row as Ajax coach; rejected offer to manage Tottenham this season.

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