Miles Jacobson announces potentially permanent hire of Jon Murphy

Former PES boss joins Sports Interactive

Sports Interactive has hired a veteran member of the Pro Evolution Soccer team to work on a future Football Manager.

Jon Murphy, previously the head of the UK PES team at Konami, has joined the firm for an initial six months, with the hopes that he will become a permanent new addition to the team.

Sports Interactive boss Miles Jacobson announced the hire via Twitter, adding that Murphy will be working on Football Manager Online.

Murphy left Konami back in September after 16 years. His most recent position was PES Team Leader.

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