Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

New OT Job Won't Involve Transfers

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

New OT Job Won't Involve Transfers

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UNITED'S director of football operations will not be involved with any transfer or scouting activity at the club.

It is understood Jose Mourinho will retain autonomy as Reds manager despite calls from certain supporters for a traditional director of football to oversee the club's recruitment.

The director of football operations remit is a new role which is an updated version of the traditional club secretary job. It heads up logistics, facilities, travel registrations and other similar departments.

United have appointed Rebecca Britain as their new club secretary following John Alexander's retirement and have split the role into three.

Alexander's departure is believed to have been viewed as an opportunity to restructure.

Britain is expected to report to the new director of football operations, as will academy staff. …

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