Plenty of Newcastle United fans have reacted with excitement as Erik ten Hag has been linked with the manager’s role at their club.
After the Magpies finally parted ways with Steve Bruce, the next big step for the club’s new owners will likely be the appointment of a new manager.
Would you want Marc Overmars at Newcastle?
However, the Premier League side are also reportedly interested in hiring a director of football to help guide the team on and off the pitch in the coming seasons.
Indeed, according to De Telegraaf (via Football Oranje), Marc Overmars, who is the current technical director at Ajax, is drawing interest from the Magpies as a possible candidate for the role – a story that already has many fans excited.
What’s more, De Telegraaf also claims (via Sport Witness) that if he is to get the role, Ten Hag – the current Ajax manager – may also be brought over by Overmars for the project on Tyneside.
NUFC 360 shared details of the new article on their Twitter page and it soon drew a big response from many of the club’s supporters.
Here’s what these Newcastle fans had to say…
“Never gonna happen but this would be the dream.”