The former Gunner claimed yesterday that he was on a list of candidates to become Arsenal's director of football.
But Overmars, who currently holds the same job title at Ajax, went on to say that he isn't excited about the news at the moment.
Arsenal are keen to bring in someone who can take charge of transfers and oversee the club's footballing ethos.
Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal have plenty of options to become director of football
Marc Overmars claimed he was on a list of candidates for a role at Arsenal
It comes at a time when Wenger's future at the club is shrouded in uncertainty.
Wenger admits he is unaware of the rumours surrounding Overmars, but believes Arsenal will have plenty of options to take up the role.
“No, I am not [aware of the Overmars rumours]," said Wenger. "I like Marc Overmars.
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"I am sure there are plenty of candidates to take care of Arsenal Football Club.
“It is always difficult. We spend a lot of time in our society focusing on things that are superficial.”
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