Manchester United has issued a press release, through which it has announced that the chief executive, Ed Woodward, will leave his post at the end of 2021.
Disputes over the formation of the European Super League have prompted his resignation, although it was reported that he had planned his departure at the end of this year.
“I am extremely proud to have served United and it has been an honor to work for the world’s biggest football club in the last 16 years.”
“The club is well positioned for the future and I will find it difficult to leave at the end of the year.”
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“We have invested more than a billion pounds in the team during my time and I am enthusiastic about the progress of the players under the smart leadership of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer his training team over the past two years.”
“I really wanted the club to win the Premier League during my era and I am sure the foundations have been laid for us to win it for our passionate fans.”
“In the last 16 months there have been very unique challenges and the work of the club in the community and around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic has been heroic.”
“The financial impact on football clubs has been severe, but United have been among the strongest and most resilient in the face of tremendous financial pressure,” said the 49-year-old, referring to some of the trophies won during his tenure. has never mentioned the European Super League.
Otherwise, Woodward joined Manchester United in 2005, while in 2013 he became the de facto chief executive of the club. /Telegraph/