Previous Tottenham and Ajax star Rafael van der Vaart has offered a brutally genuine take on the Eredivisie facet sacking their manager.
Maurice Steijn was provided his marching orders on Monday subsequent a 4-3 defeat to Utrecht on Sunday.
The result leaves the Dutch giants in the relegation zone amid their worst operate considering that 1954.
A person former participant believes the supervisor shouldn’t have taken the full blame for their disastrous period, however.
And he certainly had a… different way of placing it.
Talking about the information of Steijn’s dismissal, the former Spurs midfielder reported: “I truly feel for Maurice Steijn. He has so several s*** gamers.”
“I never rate Ajax bigger than Excelsior or FC Volendam,” he continued. “I’m staying severe. 12 players have been signed who all turned out to be worthless.”
Van der Vaart played 156 video games for the club amongst 2000 and 2005 following coming via their youth ranks, helping them win two league titles.
He afterwards signed for Tottenham in 2010, producing 76 appearances for the north London outfit, scoring 27 objectives and providing 18 assists in that time.
Even with Ajax’s ongoing troubles, Van der Vaart’s son has adopted in his father’s footsteps and signed for them.
Damian van der Vaart, aged 17, has signed a 1-calendar year offer from Danish aspect Esbjerg and will enjoy in the Under-18s.
He is also a midfielder, just like his dad.
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