the designated replacement for Ed Woodward
On April 20, the bomb fell: Ed Woodward, executive vice-president of Manchester United, left the club 16 years after his arrival in 2005. Propelled to this post in 2013, after the retirement of CEO David Gill, Woodward has faced criticism throughout his tenure. From the end of his first transfer market at the head of United, punctuated by the only major arrival of Belgian Marouane Fellaini, fans demanded his dismissal.
The discontent did not calm down then, since the club dived sportingly, especially in terms of records. His coaches, Louis van Gaal and José Mourinho among others, also complained, pointing to commercial activities considered excessive and potentially hampering the success of the team … The Super League project was ultimately the drop. of water overflowing the camel’s back. And according to Sky, his replacement is already known since it would be Richard Arnold, the one who had succeeded him as director of commercial management of the club … The announcement of his appointment could take place next month.