The club management received questions about a shareholdership that AKA Global GmbH, a consultancy company for professional sports players, would have obtained in Matchmetrics. Ajax had not been informed about this. Because AKA Global supported a player who signed for Ajax in the summer, the club decided to take a closer look at the matter and is being assisted by external advisors. There will also be an independent external investigation done by a forensic accountant. Sven Mislinat has declared that he will fully cooperate, which includes sharing all relevant documentation.
Kelvin de Lang has been Ajax's new Head of Scouting since the start of August. The 42-year-old Amsterdam native speaks to us about his experience at Manchester City, the 'new way of scouting' and his goals for the upcoming period. "It's more than ninety minutes."