It is no longer a news that former Chelsea long-standing director Marina Granovskaia and technical advisor Petr Cech left their roles when Boehly took over in May, as Todd Boehly appointed an interim football director, as well as co-owner to assembled a star-studded cast of executives.
Boehly has officially announced the appointment of AS Monaco’s Laurence Stewart as their new technical director on Wednesday.
No doubt, Lawrence Stewart has worked with giant clubs like RB Leipzig, Manchester City, and the England national team in the past before his appointment as Chelsea technical director.
According to him, Lawrence Stewart said;
“I am excited to join (Chelsea) to help them build a world-class global sporting organization to consistently win on the pitch at the highest levels and provide player pathways to help develop our talent,” Stewart said in a statement.
Stewart’s appointment is the latest development in a major overhaul at Stamford Bridge since a group led by Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital purchased Chelsea in May.
“Laurence is an important appointment as we plan to build a deep sporting team that will collaborate closely,” Boehly and co-controlling owner Behdad Eghbali said in a joint statement.
“Laurence is a world-class football leader who understands talent management, data and scouting, player development and performance.”
Meanwhile, Boehly in the past spoken on desire to implement a multi-club model at Chelsea. Stewart has prior experience of working in such models, having worked at Leipzig and City, which both have a number of sister clubs across the world.
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