Andy Mitten column: Manchester United's failure to hire director of football reveals indecision gripping club

There’s a big feature in the new issue of FourFourTwo with Diego Maradona. It’s the maddest job I’ve done in journalism for a while, travelling to Sinaloa in Mexico, a state where the US imposed its highest level 4 ‘Do not travel’ warning due to the danger posed to visitors. Syria also has a level 4. Further US government advice was even less encouraging: ‘Do Not Travel to Sinaloa state. Violent crime is widespread. Criminal organisations are based and operating there.’

So we went to Sinaloa and saw the great man. Conversation moved back and forth and touched on Manchester United, who he used to support.

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Andy Mitten
Editor at Large

Andy Mitten is Editor at Large of FourFourTwo, interviewing the likes of Lionel Messi, Eric Cantona, Sir Alex Ferguson and Diego Maradona for the magazine. He also founded and is editor of United We Stand, the Manchester United fanzine, and contributes to a number of publications, including GQ, the BBC and The Athletic.