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Leaving Arsenal: Sven Mislintat 0

Posted on February 08, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Sven Mislintat has ended his time with Arsenal today (Friday). It’s practically impossible to predict where the club will go from here as a number of reports list the likes of former Gunner Marc Overmars and AS Roma’s director of football Ramón Rodríguez Verdejo, known around the football world as Monchi.

Together with the former CEO Ivan Gazidis and the current director of football Raul Sanllehi, Mislintat began a sort of revolution at Arsenal, which began in earnest with the dismissal of manager Arsene Wenger after 22 years.

Overmars to replace Mislintat? 0

Posted on January 20, 2019 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have decided they want Marc Overmars to join his former club in an executive capacity and replace the current head of recruitment Sven Mislintat, the Mirror have reported.

Overmars, 45, spent three years with the Gunners during which he played a total of 141 games in all competitions, and scored 41 goals. He helped the club to the 1997/98 Premier League and FA Cup double. He left to join Barcelona in 2000, together with Emmanuel Petit.

Former Barcelona director of football set to join Arsenal 0

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Milos Markovic

According to reports from Spanish media outlet Sport, Premier League side Arsenal look set to appoint former Barcelona director of football Raul Sanllehi who’s been with the Catalan club since 2002.

A close friend of Ivan Gazidis’ will move into the Gunners boardroom to take over some of the responsibilities left unattended after Dick Law’s departure from the North London club.

Sanllehi is expected to be heavily involved in Arsenal’s recruitment strategy given his background as one of Barcelona’s chief negotiators in the past couple of years.

Marc Overmars set for Arsenal return 0

Posted on October 17, 2017 by Milos Markovic

Former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars is set for a return to London next summer when he is expected to take up a director of football role at the Emirates.

The 44-year-old Dutch legend made 141 appearances and scored 40 goals for the Gunners in three years he spent in London between 1997 and 2012. Having served as Ajax’s director of football since the summer of 2012, Marc Overmars is now heading back to London to take over a number of Dick Law’s duties.



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