‘I know’ – Journalist now says Chelsea ‘told’ 43 for sporting director job

Chelsea could approach Michael Edwards for a sporting director job at the club after leaving Liverpool in the summer, according to DeanJones.

The news comes after Todd Boehly acquired Chelsea after Roman Abramovich put the club up for sale in March this year.

What’s new on Edwards?

It was announced in November last year that Edwards would be leaving Liverpool this summer, having joined the club in 2011 and been part of a period of success that included a Champions League title as well as the club’s first triumph. Merseyside club in 30 years.

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Sky Sports have suggested Chelsea would be interested in bringing Edwards to west London, after Boehly previously referred to Liverpool’s transfer policy as a “great model” for success.

According to the same report, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid have also approached the sporting director for roles at both clubs, but Edwards, 43, is also believed to be insisting on taking a break from playing such as It is.

But Jones thinks there’s definitely something to the Edwards-Chelsea connection.

What did Jones say about Edwards?

He told GIVEMESPORT: “I know Michael Edwards is one of those who have been talked about, he’s not the only one.

“I don’t know the ins and outs at this point, but it’s definitely something they’re looking to do.

“It’s not going to happen anytime soon though, it’s a really complicated date, and something I really need to dig into.”

Would Edwards be a good date for Chelsea?

Edwards would likely be a great addition as Chelsea sporting director, with the club needing to find someone in the role as soon as possible.

The former Liverpool man was responsible for some of the best deals the club has been involved in throughout his tenure, including securing £146m for the sale of Philippe Coutinho, signing Andrew Robertson for 10 million pounds and of course the signatures. from two Liverpool greats in Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk.

And with ongoing restructuring following the change in ownership at Chelsea, the club may need to take a different approach to their transfer business, with Edwards’ greatest success at Liverpool being their ability to sign classy players. globally at relatively low cost. .

Edwards would arguably be Chelsea’s best deal this summer if they could bring the former Liverpool man to the club, aiming to recreate the success of his time on Merseyside.