Ed Woodward Resigns From Manchester United
Manchester United’s Vice-chairman, Ed Woodward has resigned from his executive role from the club following a failed breakaway from the UEFA Champions League to the proposed European Super League.
According to the report, Ed Woodward had already agreed with the Glazers Family, United’s owners, that he leaves Manchester United at the end of the year, but the announcement has been brought forward to Tuesday evening following the failed coup attempt by the club to European Super League.
Sometimes in 2013, Ed Woodward replaced David Gill as chief executive of the club, and he has been heavily criticized by the club fans for the club’s failure to challenge for the Premier League title and an, at times, shambolic transfer policy.
Woodward took the decision to sack David Moyes less than a year into his six-year contract as Sir Alex Ferguson‘s successor.
Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho were also dismissed for failing to match expectations.
Current manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was appointed in December 2018 and Woodward has stood by the Norwegian despite inconsistent form.
On the 18th of April, 12 top clubs from England, Spain & Italy decided to pull out from the world’s most believed competition to form a new league called European Super League, these are Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, Arsenal, Tottenham, Atletico Madrid, Inter Millan & AC Millan citing lack of fund to run football business from these big clubs.
BREAKING: Ed Woodward is resigning as Man United executive vice chairman. (via @FabrizioRomano)
He will step down from his role at the club at the end of 2021. 🚫 pic.twitter.com/6om8VPxg2k
— 433 (@433) April 20, 2021
However, the proposed European Super League has collapsed following a report that Manchester City, Chelsea, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid have decided to pull out from the proposed league.
More details to follow…