Former Red bull supremo could be director of football target

12 May, 2023
written by Sean Whetstone

Monaco Sporting Director Paul Mitchell is the latest name to be linked to a move to the London Stadium this summer after he announced he is to leave Monaco at the end of the season. And reports in France claim the Principality side are preparing to sell a number of stars this summer.

Earlier this year Mark Noble visited Monaco at Mitchell’s invitation. At the time Noble explained “I’ve spoken to Paul Mitchell at Monaco, he texted and said if you need any advice, come out and see how it’s done. In terms of being a technical director, he has a lot more experience than me, so why wouldn’t I want to get better?”

West Ham’s board are looking for an experienced director of football to take the reigns of transfer business and find the best way of re-investing the Declan Rice they will received this summer. David Moyes will have final veto but will have a lesser role in transfers if he sees out for final year.

The Englishman was formally the Head of Recruitment and Development at

He has been Southampton before that.


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