Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Want Analyst to Help Find Next Reds Stars

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United Want Analyst to Help Find Next Reds Stars

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UNITED want a recruitment analyst to identify players who 'demonstrate the potential to play for the first team'.

Club chiefs want someone to work within the Reds' scouting and recruitment department to analyse the performance of potential targets.

According to the job advert, the new recruit will 'generate quantitative and qualitative data that supports decision making in the identification of players with the potential to play for MUFC' and work with the recruitment analysis team to 'collate and analyse MUFC specific technical, tactical and physical benchmarks'.

The club's scouting network across Europe, South America and Asia has trebled in size in recent years as part of a shake-up by executive vicechairman Ed Woodward. "This goes unseen and is not necessarily about bringing in more and more young players, but making sure that the correct due diligence is carried out before signings are made," a United source previously told M. …

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