Another disappointing season is coming to a close and unfortunately for Manchester United fans, the misery doesn’t end here. Indeed, the most testing, harrowing, and torturous of periods is upon us, an Ed Woodward transfer window.
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Manchester United Football Club’s Edward Woodward met the media today, to brief the world’s financial experts about the state of the club on the business side of things. After a slow start with him and Moyes at the helm, Woodward now seems to be getting it right.
Manchester United have infamously struggled in the transfer market since the departures of David Gill and Sir Alex Ferguson just over a year ago, and especially after last summer’s calamity, you’d think they’d learn their lessons and get it right this time.
Ryan Giggs has reportedly held talks with Manchester United Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward about his future role at Old Trafford, according to the Daily Mail. With Louis van Gaal’s appointment as manager imminent, Ryan Giggs’ role is still unknown.
Manchester United’s Executive Vice-Chairman Ed Woodward has admitted that the Champions did come up short in this summers transfer market. According to the Mirror, David Moyes wanted to bring in two central-midfielders, as well as a left-back who would challenge Patrice Evra for the starting spot he has held for so long.
This summer’s transfer window could have been looked upon as one of the most important in Manchester United’s recent history. This wasn’t because United seriously lacked quality or struggled in the previous campaign, but because the club was in the process of going through their biggest change in roughly 26 years.
Manchester United’s Vice Chairman Woodward has left Australia to attend to ‘urgent transfer business’ according to various sources. Exactly what transfer business is a mystery, but my first guess would be something to do with Wayne Rooney possibly going to Chelsea before the start of the season.