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Report claims Chelsea keen on securing the services of Arsenal legend Marc Overmars

Scotland's maurice Ross holds off Holland's Marc Overmars

Chelsea are reportedly plotting a move for Marc Overmars.

Scotland's maurice Ross holds off Holland's Marc Overmars

According to Spanish publication Sport, Premier League giants Chelsea are currently planning to make a move for Marc Overmars.

The arrival of Antonio Conte as manager of Chelsea marks the dawn of a new era at Stamford Bridge and many feel that the Blues will be undergoing a mass overhaul following the arrival of the Italian tactican.

The Premier League giants have already gone on to secure the services of Michy Batshuayi from Marseille so far this summer, while on the other side of the spectrum, the likes of Oscar (Calcio Mercato), Diego Costa (Daily Mail) and Cesar Azpilicueta (Sky Sports) have all been linked with moves away from the Bridge.

Michy Batshuayi

It is not just the playing staff at Chelsea that looks likely to be going through changes as now according to reports emerging out of Spain, the Blues are also planning a major recruit at boardroom level.

Sport have claimed that Chelsea are eyeing a swoop for Ajax Technical Director Marc Overmars and add that the Premier League side have a great chance of luring the 43-year-old away from Netherlands as he has not yet signed an extension to his current deal at the Amsterdam Arena which expires in less than 12 months.

Italy head coach Antonio Conte

Overmars has presided over the role as Technical Director at Ajax for four years now and has impressed by making a host of quality signings on a low fee, before selling them off at an exponentially higher yield.

Chelsea now seem to be keen on acquiring the services of Overmars to help Conte with his recruitment drive this summer and it will be interesting to see if the Arsenal legend decides to join the Blues.

General view - Stamford Bridge, Chelsea

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