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Man Utd appoint new director to work on playing style and transfer targets

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Dominic Jordan, Manchester United's first Director of Data Science, has been appointed to oversee the club's football analytics in the hopes of providing a "competitive advantage."

The Cambridge University graduate will analyze data from both internal and external sources, and he plans to assemble a team of data scientists and analysts who will use analytics to aid the club's on-field performance and transfer market moves.

Following the appointments of John Murtough as Football Director and former midfielder Darren Fletcher as Technical Director in March, the Cambridge University graduate is one of a number of changes to United's structure in 2021.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins September’s Player of the Month award for the Premier League

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Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United won the Premier League Player of the Month title for September, while Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta received the manager's version.

Ronaldo has had an excellent start to his second term with United, scoring five goals in six games, including three league goals in September.

He scored twice in his Old Trafford debut against Newcastle and then added another goal in United's dramatic triumph over West Ham.

After managing his team's stunning turnaround in form, Arteta has been crowned Premier League manager of the month for September.

Leicester City fans would be worried ahead of Manchester United clash as Rohr provides updates on Iheanacho

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With reports that Kelechi Iheanacho suffered an injury while on international duty with the Super Eagles, Leicester City fans will be concerned ahead of their forthcoming Premier League match against Manchester United.

On October 16, the Foxes host the Red Devils at the King Power Stadium in their first match following the international break, and Iheanacho might be joining compatriot Wilfred Ndidi in the treatment room.

In the 34th minute of the World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Central African Republic, Iheanacho fell to the ground and motioned to the bench that he needed to be substituted after playing a curling shot that came dangerously close to finding the back of the net.

The Super Eagles attacker played through the pain barrier after suffering the injury and was replaced at halftime.

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