In recent days, there has been a stir in the news that Manchester United wants to recruit football directors in the club. Recently, it is reported that the Red Devils have such a plan because this summer’s transfer period, Manchester United coach Mourinho There were different opinions on the introduction and selection of players between Manchester United and the top management. So Manchester United finally decided to make reasonable optimizations in the management structure of the club. Many clubs in this summer are not only signing, buying, and coaching. In addition, the establishment or replacement of sports directors is within the scope of work.
Everton from the Premier League hired Ein After Huo Wen, he silently supported him and helped him to serve as the football director. West Ham’s hammer also chose to take him after Pellegrini took over the team’s baton. The good partner Mario hired as the football director, La Liga, Barcelona also chose the familiar Abidal to become the new sports director, Italy experienced many high-level replacement Milan also found Leonardo as the sports director.
The sports director looks at the internal situation of the club today. It seems to have become an indispensable position. What role does this position have and what problems can it solve? For what reason is it taken seriously by the clubs? Today, let’s take a look at the sports director who has the ability to attack and retreat. Is it really possible to bring convenience to a club and whether it will really optimize the management structure of the club?
First of all, we need to be clear what is the sports director? He actually appeared in the British football club, he is a position between the coach and the top in a club. Some clubs will be called sports directors but more clubs choose to call him a technical director. The goal of this position is to achieve the club’s long-term development direction and ensure that the club’s operation can always work in this direction.
If the team’s head coach is responsible for the club The daily training and competition of the first team, then as the sports director of the club, he also needs to plan the overall style of the team and be responsible for finding new talents for the team through professional scouting system, and After these talents are recruited to the club, they will carry out later youth training programs and training. In addition, the logistics of the club will be guaranteed through him.
The continuous development of modern football, a complete and mature It is difficult for the club to rely on the coach alone. It is difficult to control and manage. There are countless people behind it in an excellent club. The coach is difficult to take care of all aspects of his work. The coach usually plans a tactical plan. According to this plan, training also bears the heavy pressure of the game. In this case, the coach replacement is more frequent than a team. At this time, the sports director is even more important!
The position of sports director is not a very rigid one. He can adjust according to different clubs. Some clubs have different internal structures. The sports directors that such clubs need will naturally have certain specialities. The sports director should have a big picture. He should consider the overall development direction of the club. This goal should not be changed because of the change of the coach or the top.
The sports that are familiar to us in today’s clubs The directors are the heroes behind the football clubs. Apart from their excellent professional knowledge, they also represent the image of a club that will face the world. The most rare thing is that they also need to deal with the team coach and senior management. The interpersonal relationship between people, so the value that an outstanding sports director can create is endless. For a club to develop healthily in the long run, you need an excellent sports director!