Architect of a Premier League leaders Arsenal, Edu Gaspar, technical director of the Gunners since 2019, has been very courted in recent weeks. And it is therefore logical that the London club took action to lock it. Arsenal just announced in a press release: “Edu Gaspar has been appointed as Arsenal’s first sporting director. Edu’s promotion allows him to take overall responsibility for all of our Academy’s activities, in addition to his current responsibilities in men’s and women’s football,” can we read.
Managing Director Vinai Venkatesham said: “Edu’s promotion formalizes his already growing influence on our Academy operations, and we look forward to seeing Per (Mertesacker) and Edu work together to further strengthen the integration between our men’s first team and our Academy”. Members of the Invincibles, Edu joined the sports management of the Gunners in the summer of 2019, when he worked so far for the Brazilian federation.
We are delighted to announce that Edu Gaspar has been appointed as our first-ever Sporting Director.
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) November 18, 2022