Sky Germany: ‘Done deal’ – United to welcome new arrival ‘with immediate effect’

Christopher Vivell has reached a full agreement with Manchester United to become their new Director of Recruitment ‘with immediate effect’, as per Sky Sports’ Florian Plettenberg and David Ornstein

The 37-year-old is now looking to obtain his work permit ahead of a move to Old Trafford, where he’s been sought to aid INEOS in the summer transfer window.

Yet again, the United faithful are seeing clear-cut signs of intent from Sir Jim Ratcliffe and his newly-acquired entourage as they look to restore the 20-time champions to their former glories by starting where they need to first: the hierarchy.

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Vivell to join United imminently

Vivell, formerly of RB Leipzig and most recently Chelsea, will join Ratcliffe’s sporting structure on a short-term contract. He turned down interest from other clubs to join United.

His arrival will follow Dan Ashworth’s, which was announced by both the Red Devils and Newcastle United this afternoon after several months of the sporting director tediously waiting for the clubs to find an agreement.

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