Behind the scenes with Vancouver Whitecaps FC's new sporting director

Vancouver Whitecaps FC got their man in new sporting director Axel Schuster, and one week in, he's already hard at work.

Schuster joined the Whitecaps after working in his native Germany for Bundesliga clubs Schalke and Mainz, and was officially unveiled this week by the MLS side.

In this video feature, produced by the Whitecaps, we see some behind-the-scenes footage of Schuster visiting the club's offices, and working with head coach Marc Dos Santos and assistant coach Phil Dos Santos in targeting potential transfers ahead of the 2020 season. So far, Vancouver have made one change since Schuster joined in, transferring defender Doneil Henry to Korean side Suwon Samsung Bluewings on Friday.

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