Sándor Varga has more than four decades of experience in the player recruitment business. In 1991, he helped bring Andrey Kanchelskis from Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester United, and in 2000 Tottenham paid a whopping $20 million for Sergei Rebrov. He also handled the affairs of former Ballon d'Or winner Hristo Stoichkov, but also brought Rebrov to Fradi as a coach and was the agent of Stanislav Cherchesov, who currently coaches Ferencváros.
How has the role of a player agent evolved over the past four decades? In what ways have new technologies and data analytics impacted the work of player agents? How has globalization affected the player agent industry and the way agents scout and recruit talent? What challenges do player agents face in today's football landscape compared to decades past?