Arsenal legend reportedly turns down a chance to join the Newcastle United revolution

Marc Overmars
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Marc Overmars, once of Arsenal and Barcelona, has apparently turned down advances to join Newcastle United's new set-up.

The Dutchman now works as Director of Football for Ajax, where he has been for over a decade. Overmars was not a product of the club's famed academy, however, having graduated from Go Ahead Eagles as a youngster and joined the Amsterdam outfit later on.

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