Fulham Target Martin Jol Confirms He Is Staying At Ajax

Chris Wright

22nd, July 2010


By Chris Wright

Ajax coach Martin Jol has ruled out a move to Fulham by revealing on the club’s official website that he ‘couldn’t bring himself to leave’.

Jol had seemingly been on the verge of replacing Roy Hodgson at Craven Cottage but, after a few days of stern negotiations over a compensation package, Ajax again reiterated their intentions of holding on to the 54-year-old – and their firm stance seems to have impressed the former Tottenham boss;

“Ajax let me know they didn’t want me to go and I don’t think I can bring myself to leave Ajax at this time.

I came here last summer to be successful, to build a good team and to have fun and those three things are what I am interested in achieving next season.

It was always my intention to build Ajax further. It is full speed ahead and we all need to roll up our sleeves. That is essential.”

Here he comes…

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  1. Ollie says:

    What a letdown for Fulham fans. But I can’t see how is position at Ajax is still tenable?

  2. Deckard says:

    I don’t think they care in Amsterdam as they can finally sigh from relief they’ll have the same coach 2 years running since f*ck knows when.

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