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Monchi baffled by United transfer setup

Sevilla director of football Monchi has been left confused by Manchester United’s lack of person in that position.

It has often been suggested that the Red Devils are keen to appoint a director of football to take charge of things.

As it stands, Ed Woodward runs the show when it comes to transfers and most other decisions as executive vice-chairman.

And Monchi, who himself has been linked to a potential role at United, has wondered why the Red Devils are yet to appoint someone.

He told The Telegraph: “I do understand there are very successful clubs – Manchester United are probably one of the top five in the world, but they do not have that specific position – but I think that clubs more and more are aware that they really need this position and also we are the connection between the technical staff, the squad, the board, we know the ­market, we get lots of information through the different scouts.

“So, for me, I can’t believe a club does not have this particular position. Logically, I have to believe in it because that’s what I do. But I do think it’s essential.”

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