I'm not buying that.
I still think the confusing power structure is our biggest issue. Walsh negotiates some deals, Kenwright negotiates others. Walsh and the manager have to agree on players, but the manager gets his way when they disagree, but Walsh still thinks it's a marriage. We have too many people looking at too many things, which is a major problem. It's then compounded by the fact that Walsh appears to be failing at the basic duties of his job (identifying suitable targets for every position on the pitch).
I think it's optimistic to expect a new director of football to sort it out because he "can't be worse” than Walsh. If you drop someone who's actually good at the job into this mess, we're still going to struggle our fair share. There is no clear division of responsibilities behind the scenes and I think that's the main reason why we spend so much time spinning our wheels on things that should be a lot more straightforward.
It's on the board to set targets for what they expect on the pitch, hire a director of football to make it happen, and stick to writing the checks. Our next director of football should have the power to oversee all footballing decisions, especially recruitment and managerial hires. And our next manager should be comfortable having someone else buy/sell players for him (based on criteria he gives, of course). Clear division of responsibilities, so everyone can focus on doing one job well and so there's accountability when things go wrong.
My biggest concern is that Moshiri is a bit of a loon and incapable of settling things down behind the scenes. It's early days and there's time to change but it's hard not to worry based on how wasteful, ineffective, and outright embarrassing we've been under him so far.