Chelsea have introduced Paul Winstanley because the membership’s new Director of World Expertise and Transfers.
Winstanley joins after eight years at Brighton, the place he operated as head of recruitment for present Blues supervisor Graham Potter.
“I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of Chelsea and to proceed working with Graham Potter and his group,” mentioned Winstanley, who joins the membership instantly.
“There’s a actual sense of pleasure and momentum across the new possession and this undertaking. I’m wanting ahead to working with such an excellent group of colleagues because the membership strikes into a brand new period.”
Chairman Todd Boehly and co-controlling proprietor Behdad Eghbali added: “Paul goes to be a fantastic addition to Chelsea.
“He’s extremely revered and is a key senior addition as we proceed to construct a world class sporting group with an enormous depth of expertise, ambition and dedication who will work carefully with us to drive Chelsea ahead. Paul shares our philosophy and can match seamlessly into the organisation.”
Winstanley follows Laurence Stewart in becoming a member of Chelsea’s new-look recruitment group, with Boehly optimistic of including a handful of additional faces as he appears to reshuffle the membership’s strategy to transfers.
Christopher Vivell is anticipated to affix in one other director position within the close to future, whereas Joe Shields has agreed to go away Southampton and transfer to Stamford Bridge in a lead recruitment position.