Manchester City appoint Txiki Begiristain as director of football
Manchester City have appointed former Barcelona technical director Txiki Begiristain as their director of football in a management restructure.
The 48-year-old will oversee player recruitment, previously the remit of football administrator Brian Marwood.
Former Arsenal winger Marwood has moved to a new role as managing director of the club's football academy.
Begiristain worked at Barcelona from 2008 to 2010 with new City chief executive Ferran Soriano.
More to follow.