Sir Jim Ratcliffe could sack Manchester United CEO Richard Arnold, football director John Murtough and director of football operations David Harrison on Monday when takes control of the club’s football operations, according to the Sun.
The British billionaire and INEOS owner is closing in on the acquisition of 25% of the Old Trafford club and is expected to start calling the shots on major footballing decisions next week.
Ratcliffe is expected to oversee a major overhaul at Man United, and the jobs of the aforementioned trio are at risk.
The OGC Nice owner is shocked that the Red Devils have spent around £1.4 billion on players since Sir Alex Ferguson left in 2013 in exchange for just one FA Cup, two League Cups and a Europa League title.
Ed Woodward was Man United CEO from 2012 to 2022 before Arnold succeeded him, Murtough was named director of football in March 2021 having spent five years as the director of development while Harrison was only appointed in February of this year.
Nevertheless, they could all be made to pay for the underwhelming campaigns the Red Devils have had in recent years as Ratcliffe comes on board.
INEOS director of sports and his right-hand man Sir Dave Brailsford is expected to join him at Man United and play a significant role when it comes to making key decisions about major calls.
The Old Trafford club paid £89million for Paul Pogba, £75m for Romelu Lukaku and £59.7m for Angel Di Maria, and they all flopped.
Results are also yet to be seen for the £85.5m paid for Antony, £73m for Jadon Sancho, £44.5m for Anthony Martial and £40m for Donny van de Beek.
Manager Erik ten Hag also brought in Andre Onana, Mason Mount, Rasmus Hojlund and Sofyan Amrabat during the last summer transfer window.
Only the Denmark international has managed to impress, even though he is yet to open his goalscoring account in the Premier League.
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