Manchester United 'make formal approach' for new technical director as Sir Jim Ratcliffe presses on with rebuilding plans: report

Sir Jim Ratcliffe shares a joke with Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of Manchester United's Premier League match against Tottenham at Old Trafford in January 2024.
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Manchester United have reportedly made "a formal approach" for a new technical director as Sir Jim Ratcliffe sets about reshaping the club over the next few months.

INEOS owner Ratcliffe acquired a 25% share in United in February and has taken control of football operations at Old Trafford.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.