When Sir Jim Ratcliffe assumes command of the team’s football operations on Monday, the Sun reports that he may fire Richard Arnold, the CEO of Manchester United, John Murtough, the director of football operations, and David Harrison.
The Old Trafford club’s 25% ownership is almost complete, and the British billionaire and INEOS owner is anticipated to take the lead in making important football choices starting 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.
Paul Pogba cost £89 million, Romelu Lukaku cost £75 million, and Angel Di Maria cost £59.7 million, but none of them turned out to be successful.
The £85.5 million paid for Antony, the £73 million for Jadon Sancho, the £44.5 million paid for Anthony Martial, and the £40 million paid for Donny van de Beek all still pending.
During the most recent summer transfer window, manager Erik ten Hag also added Mason Mount, Rasmus Hojlund, Sofyan Amrabat, and Andre Onana.
Only the Danish international has made an impression, despite not having scored any goals in the Premier League yet.