A new transfer team replaces Boehly after Chelsea’s January splurge
The Blues spent heavily this January as they were responsible for 37 percent of the Premier League's spending in January. The club confirms a new transfer team will replace their owner Todd Boehly to help coordinate transfer plans heading forward.
With Enzo Fernandez becomingChelsea
's record signing with an eye-catching £106.8m fee, the Blues spent heavily this January as they were responsible for 37 percent of the Premier League's spending in January.
Since taking over the club from Roman Abramovich,
has invested more than £250 million in his transfer window at the helm. However, to coordinate future transfer plans, the Blues confirmed two sporting co-directors will replace Boehly in the transfer team in a statement they released ontheir official website
The statement read:
“Chelsea has confirmed its sporting department with Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley taking up their roles as co-sporting directors. They oversee the entire sporting team, comprising talent, scouting, recruitment and data. Winstanley joined in November last year and oversaw Chelsea’s January transfer strategy alongside the board. Stewart joins the club next week from AS Monaco, where he was technical director. They will work closely with Graham Potter and his coaching team to support the men’s first team.
“The team includes technical director, Christopher Vivell, focusing on football globally, Joe Shields, Kyle Macaulay and Jim Fraser leading on talent management and recruitment, and Matthew Hallam leading on data and analysis. The team’s focus will be on ensuring Chelsea is competitive and sustainable on the pitch, investing in the growth of the sporting department team to identify, nurture and develop talent over the long-term with a modern data-driven philosophy.”
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