From the interview, it sounds like Brands gave Rafa the list of summer transfer targets, Rafa knew the players on the list, has also done on his own research and analysis on them and they'll have further meetings to discuss.
From 6:42 on this
I've just watched that for the first time.
And I say this as someone who didn't/doesn't want him - BUT! If thay interview is anything to go by then I think we might have made the right choice, you know.
There. I said it.