Ex-Spurs, Barcelona star Davids: I went with gut choosing Barnet

Edgar Davids went with his "gut" in choosing Barnet to launch his coaching career.

Edgar Davids went with his "gut" in choosing Barnet to launch his coaching career.

The former Ajax, Juventus, Tottenham and Holland midfielder will assist Mark Robson in a player-coach role at the rock-bottom League Two club.

The 39-year-old Dutch legend said: “Every year I get offers from clubs all over the world — India, Asia, Australia. But I’m doing what I think is right.

"It has never been my aim to play in 50-degree heat, where the majority don’t have to work because they have so much money.

“This is going to be quite a challenge but I’d rather have this than go somewhere and chill on the beach.

“That doesn’t contribute to my own development.”

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