Breaking Premier League Man Utd eye Everton transfer guru Marcel Brands as first football director Premier league news
MetiNews.Com - EVERTON supremo Marcel Brands is a leading candidate to become Manchester United’s first director of football. Brands’ stock is high after masterminding a summer of recruitment in which they signed…
Breaking News ! EVERTON supremo Marcel Brands is a leading candidate to become Manchester United’s first director of football. Brands’ stock is high after masterminding a summer of recruitment in which they signed James Rodriguez, Allan and Abdoulaye Doucoure. 3Marcel Brands helped Everton revamp their approach in the transfer marketCredit: Getty - Contributor The Dutchman’s deal expires at the end of the season and Italian club Roma are interested. But now Brands is being strongly linked with a summer move as part of United’s restructuring. And friends believe he would find a formal approach hard to refuse. ⚽ Read our Man United live blog for the latest news from Old Trafford Brands, 58, an ex-player, built his reputation over 20 years in Holland where he had roles at RKC Waalwijk, AZ Alkmaar and PSV Eindhoven. He joined Everton in 2018 and revamped the club’s recruitment policy and methods after some hit-and-miss years in the transfer market.
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He looks like the ideal man to help United — if they at last commit to a new structure.
Old Trafford chiefs have spent time weighing up how to make the club that once signed Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo as teenagers back into world leaders in recruitment again.
They want to minimise the kind of mistakes that have dogged the club’s transfers since Sir Alex Ferguson and chief executive David Gill left in 2013.
3Marcel Brands (right) helped Carlo Ancelotti seal summer deals for James Rodriguez, Allan and Abdoulaye DoucoureCredit: PA:Press Association
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants more new recruits to turn the team into contenders.
And the word is United are finally ready to take the plunge and appoint a director of football.
It could be connected to rumours executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, may leave as well.
Man Utd set to offload four outcasts in January transfer window including Jones and Fosu-Mensah to lower wage bill
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