Chelsea Football Club are looking to sign sporting director Michael Edwards, architect of Egyptian star Mohamed Salah’s move from Rome to Liverpool.
Former Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards has secured a number of historic signings for the Reds in recent years, most notably signing Mohamed Salah from Rome in 2017, Senegalese Sadio Mane from Southampton in 2016 and Brazilian goalkeeper Alison Becker in the summer of 2018. also from Rome. And before him, the Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk in 2017 from Southampton and others.
And the British newspaper The Daily Mail reported in a report that Chelsea are now competing with Manchester United for a contract with the former Liverpool sporting director, due to his strong contracts, which positively influenced the Reds and returned him to build. the best clubs in England and Europe.
Thanks to Edwards’ contracts and the work of German coach Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool have managed to win 6 league titles since 2019, most notably the Champions League and the English Premier League in 2020 after a 30-year starvation, in addition to 3 qualifications. in the last 5 years for the Champions League final “Champions League”.
Liverpool hired Edwards in 2011 from Tottenham Hotspur as head of performance and analysis, rising to director of technical analysis and technical director before moving to sporting director in 2016.
Edwards told Liverpool management last August that he would not renew his contract with the team at the end of last season (2021-2022) in light of his desire to find a new challenge.
The Chelsea administration is looking for a replacement for the head of the club’s contract business, Russian Marina Granovskaya, nicknamed the Iron Woman, who will leave her contract work at the end of this summer Mercato. the club announced on Wednesday.
Over the years, Marina Granovskaya has played many roles within the walls of Stamford Bridge Castle, the most important of which is her role in solving many transactions for the Blues, whether it be buying and selling.
The Chelsea name has recently been associated with more than one person who has served as sporting director, most notably Andrea Berta, who holds the same position at Atlético Madrid, and Paul Mitchell, head of contracts in Monaco, France.