Roc Nation Sports hires agent Redmond as head of football

Roc Nation Sports has announced the hiring of FA licensed agent Alan Redmond as its head of football with the firm looking to strengthen ‘ the overall premier agency proposition for on-and-off field representation’.

As a result of the appointment, Redmond will also bring his clients to Roc Nation Sports with a roster of 19 players such as on-loan Arsenal player Tyreece John-Jules, Hamburger SV winger Xavier Amaechi, Crystal Palace defender Nathan Ferguson, and Manchester City under 18 footballer Darko Gyabi among others now being represented by the company. 

According to the sports management firm, Roc Nation Sports has made the strategic approach to place an emphasis on up-and-coming talent in recent months with the company citing its partnership with french youngster Ilyes Zouaoui as a step in that direction.

Along with adding a multitude of clients to Roc Nation Sports, Redmond will utilise  his extensive network across Premier League and Championship clubs to benefit the firm, whilst leading on strategic approaches for the agency’s on-field football representation.

A Roc Nation Sports spokesperson commented: “On the heels of the International business’ 1st anniversary, the addition of Redmond strengthens the overall ‘Premier’ agency proposition for on-and-off field representation. 

“Roc Nation Sports have navigated business successfully during the pandemic, strengthening the agency consulting vertical with the representation of Italian footballing powerhouse AC Milan, strengthening off-field marketing and commercial representation with the recruitment of England Internationals Marcus Rashford and Tyrone Mings, and strengthening on-field representation with the likes of rugby phenomenon Cheslin Kolbe and Belgium International footballer Jordan Lukaku.”

The agency also recently announced the appointment of Michele Rinchiuso as Vice President of Operations, highlighting that despite its recent success the company looks to continue to develop its operations.