Edwin van der Sar set to become general manager at former club Ajax
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is set to become the next general manager of Ajax.
Last Updated: 09/11/12 6:32pm
A statement on the club's official website read: "Ajax can confirm the club is in negotiations with Edwin van der Sar over a management job.
"But these negotiations have not yet concluded."
The Dutch side have been without a general manager following the exit of Louis van Gaal who had become embroiled in a power struggle with prominent director and club legend Johan Cruyff.
Cruyff now appears to have given the appointment of Van der Sar his blessing, paving the way for a deal to be completed.
The 130-times capped keeper would be assisted in his new role by local businessman Michael Kinsbergen and work alongside the current Ajax coach, his former team-mate Frank de Boer.