- Your name, your club and your position in the club
Ali Naibi, director of football at Besiktas
- How your work changed in these years most of all with the technology which I think is helping you a lot in your job?
Yes the technology becomes important and more important in these years and all the clubs need to use this technology to improve their scouting, their tactical knowledge and their knowledge of the game.
- And an event like this, the Wyscout Forum, is important to you even to start negotiations, transfers, in an important event for you, director of football?
Yes, it’s an helpful event for all directors of football around the world and all the clubs, the majority of the clubs, are here it’ to know each other face to face, to meet two times in a year it’s a great opportunity for the clubs
- And what about your team, Besiktas? It’s a good season in Champions League most of all, what are your expectations about?
Yes now we’re at the top of our group and we’re looking to qualify, we need one more point I guess and we will get this against Porto.
- Talking about the Turkish league, Turkish first league, is it a league that improved in these years? Lot of talents and strong footballers arrived in the Turkish football.
Yes, the league is developing every year and after ? and foreigner rules in Turkey all the clubs are scouting more and more to get good players and this improved the league
- Another question about you: how do you manage your work day by day, what is your daily agenda at work?
I’m generally in the facilities with the team – the A team – and once in a week I go to our academy to visit it and we have a scouting team who reports every data they get..this is my schedule.
- And also Wyscout is helping you with your job?
Sure, sure it helps us