Cape Town - Former Manchester United and Chelsea CEO Peter Kenyon has joined Atlético Madrid in an advisory capacity.
Kenyon had a brilliant spell in charge of Manchester United, from 1997 until 2003, where he help transform the club's on-field success into lucrative off-field gains.
The English businessman was then persuaded by Roman Abramovich to join the Chelsea revolution. Kenyon oversaw many of the significant transfers that helped move the Blues to the top of the English game.
Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, Atlético Madrid managing director, has now brought Kenyon on board at the La Liga champions reports AS.
Atléti are looking to take advantage of their rise in the game and Kenyon, who brings a wealth of knowledge to the game, will assist the club in doing so.