Scout Urbain Haesaert makes the switch from Anderlecht to Ajax. Reports that the Dutch recordkampioen on his website. The 77-year-old Haesaert previously worked for ten years for Ajax and was the past eight seasons jeugdscout in purple and white.
Haesaert coached in the eighties and nineties, among others, Waregem, belgium, Germinal Ekeren and Antwerp, but deserved, especially in his traces as jeugdscout at Germinal Beerschot. There he praised among others, Jan Vertonghen, Thomas Vermaelen, Tom De Mul and Toby Alderweireld at Ajax. In 2006, he was hoofdscout in Amsterdam. In 2010, picked Anderlecht him away, but now returns Haesaert after eight years returned to his old love.
Haesaert is also excited about his return to Ajax. “For me, this is good news. I’m always impressed been and continues to be of the philosophy of Ajax,” said Haesaert on the website of Ajax. “I have 10 years with joy and with results for Ajax work. There I got a lot of satisfaction.”
On July 1, the scout will start with Ajax. “Then I will go along with the head of youth and head of scouting all of the teams dissecting the U13 to Ajax to look at which positions we can improve.”
Marc Overmars, director of football cases for Ajax, is pleased about the arrival of the scout. “Urbain Haesaert has an important history with Ajax,” he says. “Therefore, we are happy that he is back.”