Man Utd Identify Surprise Candidate For Director Of Football Role

Stuart Webber Man United Director Of Football

Manchester United are looking to appoint a director of football to work with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The Red Devils are considering Norwich sporting director Stuart Webber for the club's director of football role, according to reports.

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United are currently planning for a busy summer, with changes expected both within the playing squad and behind the scenes at Old Trafford.

With the club looking for a director of football to work alongside Solskjaer and Ed Woodward, The Sun now claims that Webber is being contemplated for the role.

As per the publication, Webber has tremendous admirers at Old Trafford after helping both the Canaries and Huddersfield to the top tier.

The paper reports that United executive vice-chairman Woodward is also contemplating to build a committee of ex-players to help with recruitment at the club.

There are claims former players Darren Fletcher and Rio Ferdinand are being looked at for roles in that team, while Webber is being considered to superintend the operation.

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United are expected to make Daniel James their first signing of the summer in a £15 million move from Swansea.

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