Charlton find new director of football within their own ranks

13 January 2020

Steve Gallen
Photo: Charlton Athletic Steve Gallen (to the right) with Charlton's executive chairman, Matt Southall.

The new director of football has been Charlton's head of recruitment since 2017.

He was briefly appointed to the club's board of directors before the new owners took over.

Jesper Elkjær Jensen jej@offthepitch.com

Following the takeover of Charlton Athletic by East Street Investments (ESI) on 2nd January, the new owner has appointed Steve Gallen as the club's director of football.

Gallen joined Charlton in 2017 as head of recruitment - a position which he has held until now, including the latest summer transfer window during which the club signed a total of 15 players.

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