Manchester United have reportedly enlisted the companies of a United States-based agency to assist them discover a high expertise scout able to unearthing essentially the most proficient younger gamers.
United have a protracted and wealthy historical past of signing promising youth stars earlier than they’re nurtured to turn into world-class gamers.
Among the Crimson Devils’ most legendary footballers got here by the ranks at Carrington. Examples embody Paul Scholes, David Beckham, Gary Neville, George Finest, Sir Bobby Charlton and Ryan Giggs simply to say just a few.
Within the present first group, the likes of Marcus Rashford, Alejandro Garnacho and Scott McTominay are academy gamers who play a key position in Erik ten Hag’s set-up.
There are others together with Kobbie Mainoo, Dan Gore and Hannibal Mejbri who’re steadily however certainly making their solution to the highest.
A earlier report lined by The Peoples Particular person prompt that senior figures inside Outdated Trafford have been rising involved by the low variety of younger gamers breaking into the primary group from the academy.
This appears to be corroborated by The Solar who reveal that United are petrified of the truth that they’re being left behind by their rivals similar to Manchester Metropolis and Chelsea who’ve vibrant youth programs.
In line with the newspaper, “Manchester United are utilizing an American recruitment agency to search out them a brand new high expertise spotter.”
“United have employed the Los Angeles-based Tempo company to sift by candidates for an ‘rising expertise scout’ position.”
“However outsourcing slightly than utilizing their very own folks to find somebody appropriate is a shock transfer.
The Solar provides that the interview course of can also be very totally different. Candidates are first interviewed through a pc. Their responses are then rigorously analyzed.
This transfer comes as Sir Jim Ratcliffe closes in on a partial 25% funding into the 20-time English champions. An official announcement is about to be made within the subsequent few days.
Sir Jim will likely be granted full management of United’s sporting operations together with recruitment and actions within the switch market.