THE METHOD, Vol. 1: How to succeed in the transfer market (ft. Wheeldon Jr., McNab)
The following story is from the files of OneSoccer in an ongoing series by Oliver Platt.
In the first edition of The Method, Oliver Platt from OneSocccer explores a new series of discussions with the coaches and executives shaping our own professional domestic league. First up, Cavalry head coach and general manager Tommy Wheeldon Jr. (pictured) and York9 president Angus McNab to take us through the signing of players and building of a roster, and all its potential pitfalls, from start to finish.
It’s the same story every year.
In one league or another, a major club is reported to have a laundry list of desired signings as it builds its squad for a new season.
Most of them don’t pan out and panic ensues. The team stumbles out of the blocks as the campaign gets underway and the alarm bells grow louder.
They were deafening in the aftermath of Manchester United’s 6-1 humiliation at the hands of Tottenham on Sunday. United had been chasing Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho — rated at over €100 million — all summer but failed to land him and instead pivoted to a flurry of alternatives hours before the transfer window closed.
The remainder of the story can be found at OneSoccer at the following link: https://news.onesoccer.ca/article/the-method-vol-1-how-to-succeed-in-the-transfer-market-ft-wheeldon-jr-mcnab
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