Ex-Ajax scout Henny de Regt joins Manchester United

Former Ajax scout Henny de Regt has joined Manchester United.

De Regt has begun work with the Reds immediately joining current head of youth recruitment Derek Langley as an academy scout..

The Dutchman served Ajax for 18 years in a variety of roles including scout, analyst and coach of the club’s junior sides.

He was recently with the Serbian Football Association but his pedigree at Ajax is the key for the Reds as they look to revamp the youth system at Carrington.

De Regt has previously worked with some of the Netherlands’ best players including Gregory van der Wiel, Rafael van der Vaart, Wesley Sneijder, Nigel de Jong, Johnny Heitinga and Jan Vertonghen.

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