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Manchester United: Fans want Luis Campos as sporting director

Manchester United: Fans want Luis Campos as sporting director

Lille’s sporting director, Luis Campos, has admitted that he one day wants to work for a “big club”, and believes that he could help Manchester United in the future (via @utdreport).

The Red Devils famously do not have a sporting director, with investment banker and accountant Ed Woodward currently taking up that position at Old Trafford – a man that most United fans absolutely despise because of his running of the club in recent years.

The 55-year-old believes that United desperately need a sporting director to balance the sporting side with the economic aspect of the club and take some of the pressure off of the manager, telling Sky Sports:

“If the coach is alone heʼs an easy target and he needs help. Everyone needs help in football. You canʼt play alone. Manchester United is an amazing club with an amazing story and for people around the world, it’s difficult to understand what has happened to this club.

Campos, who previously worked alongside former United manager Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid, is currently sporting director at Ligue 1 outfit Lille, but admits a desire to work for a big club in the future; potentially Manchester United.

“A sporting director is very, very important. Of course I believe I could help Manchester United, but I respect the politics of the club. Itʼs very prestigious, very, very prestigious, but in modern football you need a sporting director. If you have a sporting director you have this sensibility,” added Campos.

Here’s how United fans reacted to those slightly cryptic comments on Twitter…

United fans, would you like to see Campos at your club? Let us know below!

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