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John Calvert-Toulmin is the man that spotted and brought the Brazilian Da Silva twins, Rodrigo Possebon, and now Chilean Angelo Henríquez to Manchester United.  Read my piece on United’s South America scout in the  September 2012 World Soccer magazine

EXTRACT – Manchester United lost the Premier League title to their big-spending City rivals last term, but defeat has not necessarily forced a major re-think in the transfer policy at Old Trafford …

Shortly before the season’s end, Sir Alex Ferguson admitted that Untied could not match City’s resources: ” … We have to accept that and try to do things in a different way. We are good at bringing younger players through, so we’ll stick with that, though whether there’s a new Paul Scholes or Ryan Giggs out there is difficult to say…”

In a market notoriously difficult to navigate, … experienced scouts with a good network have suddenly become worth…

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