Whatever happened to Marc Overmars?

Marc Overmars won the Double in his (and Mr Wenger’s) first full season playing on the left wing using his great speed alongside Dennis Bergkamp.  In March 1998 he scored the all-important goal to beat Manchester United 1-0, and then (as often shown in films) looked around as if to say “where are the rest of you?”  Again in the game that won the title Overmars ran the show in the first half to give an unbeatable lead.  After the Double, Overmars’ injuries and Mr Wenger pulled off the amazing trick in 2000 of selling a clearly injury prone player to Barcelona for something like five times what we paid for him.   At €40.6 million he was the most expensive Dutch player of all time.  Including wages he cost Barcelona around £4,000,000 a game.
In 2008/9 he played a final season for GAE before retiring having played 401 league games all t...

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