Man-U appoints midfielder Darren Fletcher Technical Director

Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward: “These are hugely important that reinforce the progress we have making as a club in recent years in our relentless pursuit of success.

Darren Fletcher, Manchester United (PA)
Image:Darren Fletcher promoted to technical director at Manchester United, while John Murtough named as football director
  • Manchester United have appointed John Murtough in the new role of football director, while former midfielder Darren Fletcher promoted to technical director.

Murtough at Manchester United for seven years, most recently occupying the role of head of football development.

He will work alongside manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to “align recruitment and strategies and to ensure that the first team the best-in-class support it needs”, as well as “create the structures, processes and culture to deliver sustained success on the pitch” across all the teams under the Manchester United umbrella. (Sky sports)