June 30, 2022
For Mansour, Textor made a good first impression: "Botafogo seems to have clear ideas about where and how you want to go"

For Mansour, Textor made a good first impression: “Botafogo seems to have clear ideas about where and how you want to go”

journalist Carlos Eduardo Mansour consider it John Textor He made a “good first impression” in the interview that the Botafogo investor gave to “GE” and SporTV last Sunday. In his O Globo column, Mansour believes that Alfinegro fans have good reason to be excited.

“It’s too early to say if the club will get to where their new owner intends to go and what level of competition they will be able to tackle black and white, but the clear feeling is that there is an idea of ​​how they intend to go. The Botafogo team, for many years and like many clubs in the country, was guided by a loss of control, both in the budget and in the planning of amateur football. Now some steps are clearMansour Books.

“It is too early to say that Botafogo has found his salvation, or to define the style of the club, say, five to ten years. But, at least at the beginning of the new age, Botafogo seems to have clear ideas about where and how she wants to get there.‘, added the journalist.

Also according to Mansour, Textor sent the message that his arrival was not for an owner who wanted to turn the club into a “private company”, but rather to be part of a large community in company with the fans. He highlighted in particular the North American concern with the structure of the club, especially in the field of ScoutsPossible exchange with European teams.

“First, assemble the structure searchlightData analysis and the ability to evaluate players arrested. When working with fewer resources, arriving earlier and find out more vital. Integration with other clubs in the world – one of which is Crystal Palace de Textor – will allow Botafogo to exchange knowledge and dialogue with the game’s eliteMansour began.

“It appears that it is the investment in the youth and in the training structure that sets the direction, while a clause that sets the minimum standards for football payroll, as a factor that ensures competitiveness in the first division and seeks to attract players. Maybe not on the level of difference hero in recent seasons, but at least in a comfortable position‘, he finished.