Senior Manchester United scouts leaving after combined 24 years’ service

Jim Lawlor and Marcel Bout moving on, United confirmClub condemn fans’ ‘unacceptable’ Hillsborough chantsManchester United’s chief scout will leave in the close season and the club’s global head of scouting has gone in moves that may allow an overhaul of recruitment when the expected appointment of Erik ten Hag as the new manager occurs.Jim Lawlor, the chief scout, joined United in 2006 under Sir Alex Ferguson, and Marcel Bout was part of Louis van Gaal’s coaching staff before becoming global head of scouting in 2016.