Attitude recruitment: Hughes loads Howe’s gun with “as many good bullets as possible”
30 May 2019
To give Eddie Howe the best possible conditions, former Cherries midfielder Richard Hughes is at the forefront of recruitment at Bournemouth.
Since Hughes joined the recruitment department five years ago, they’ve almost trebled in numbers.
When scouting a new player, their attitude and character is more important than what you can see in the 90 minutes, says Hughes.
He is nowhere to be seen on a match day, but the former Bournemouth-midfielder Richard Hughes has a great impact on which players are on the Cherries’ team. Since his playing days ended, Hughes has made a career in recruitment and is at the forefront of recruiting potential players at Bournemouth.