Barnet Football Club


Barnet FC tonight announce the signing of Dutch legend and former Barcelona, Juventus, Ajax and AC Milan midfielder Edgar Davids.

Davids will become joint Head Coach and will form an equal partnership alongside Mark Robson who tonight said "I am delighted to welcome Edgar to our club. His experience as a player throughout his illustrious career will be a massive benefit to all our players and I look forward to forming a strong partnership with him".

Davids has also expressed a serious intent to become a member of the playing squad and is eager to make his debut for the Bee’s in the next couple of weeks. He will be joining the staff and be involved with team training on Friday when he will be introduced to the squad.

Director of Football, Paul Fairclough said "the capture of Davids is a statement of intent by our club to improve results and lay further foundations for the future. Edgar is a world renowned footballer and will be a great example to all our young players.

In a statement to this evening Davids said "I’m happy to explore my possibilities and share my knowledge and experience with Barnet Football Club. I am very excited about the challenge ahead. Club Chairman Tony Kleanthous said "I am absolutely delighted to welcome Edgar as part of our exciting set up at Barnet FC. We have world class training facilities that are now attracting world class players and I feel, despite recent results, that these are exciting times ahead for our Club."