Matt Judge has resigned as Manchester United’s director of football negotiations, sources told ESPN, as Old Trafford continues to reform its off-field operations.
The judge, who has been in United’s transfer business since 2014, is currently serving a notice period and will leave later this year.
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Judge led contract negotiations under former Executive Vice President Ed Woodward, but secured his current title in March last year when Darren Fletcher was appointed technical director and John Murtaugh promoted to director of football.
A source from Reuters added that the departure was amicable because the “change in leadership, structure and approach” prompted Al-Qadi to reconsider his long-term plans at the club.
United’s chief scout, Jim Lawlor, and Marcel Bout, head of world scouting, also left United earlier this month.
Earlier on Friday, interim coach Ralf Rangnick was appointed head coach of the Austrian national team, but he is set to continue in his advisory role at United, who will welcome Erik ten Hag as the new permanent manager of the Austrian national team next season.
United, sixth in the league standings with 55 points, host 12th-placed Brentford on Monday.
Information from Reuters was used in this report.