The former Netherlands No. 1 has overseen a renaissance for Ajax in recent seasons, leading to interest from Old Trafford

Ajax chief executive officer Edwin van der Sar has returned with a return to Manchester United.

The former United goalkeeper is reportedly a target for the Premier League club.

Alex Ferguson, under whom Van der Sar played.

Van der Sar has helped mastermind stunning success for Ajax, who won the domestic double last term as the Champions League semi-finals.

So he's no stranger to the inner workings at Old Trafford.

The ex-Netherlands No. 1 spent six seasons as United's first-choice goal keeper following a move from Fulham in 2005.

He was retired from top-level football in May 2011, aged 40, helped by the team managed by Ferguson to Premier League titles as well as Champions League success in 2007-8.

Vincent Kompany's Manchester City testimonial on Wednesday. He's on the cards for the 48-year-old.

"No, I'm focused on my job as a chief executive at Ajax," Van der Sar told reporters.

"We had a fantastic year in Europe last year, so won the league in Holland.

"We want Ajax at a higher European level and making sure we get back to the elite.

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"I'm enjoying my time at Ajax. We touched the top level last year and we have to make sure we have the best opportunity to stay there."

Premier League matches this season following 1-1 draw at Southampton prior to the international break.

Ole Gunnar Solskjær's United welcome uneaten Leicester City to Old Trafford on Saturday.