It remains one of football's dark arts. Just how do Europe's top clubs run their scouting networks? We anoraks may think we know all there is about our clubs -- history, players birthdays, statistics ad nauseam. But I'd lay good money there's no more than a handful of Fulham supporters out there who could name a single individual currently working on the club's behalf to unearth the next golden boy. Imagine the weight of responsibility on their shoulders -- these shadowy figures really do have the fate of the football club in their hands.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider