Goal journalist Charles Watts has said on his YouTube channel that there is no danger that Per Mertesacker will lose his role as Arsenal Academy manager despite Edu’s promotion to Arsenal’s sporting director. Gunners.
Edu used to work as technical director at Arsenal, but the north London club announced this week that the Brazilian has now been promoted to sporting director.
The former Arsenal star will now take “overall responsibility” for all Arsenal Academy activities, in addition to his existing men’s and women’s football responsibilities.
Now, that might suggest to some Arsenal fans that Mertesacker’s role at the Arsenal Academy is in jeopardy.
However, Watts said there were no suggestions within the club that the former Arsenal centre-back would leave.
Per Mertesacker to work with Edu at Arsenal
Watts said: “Mertesacker and Edu have a very good relationship. This is not a case of Mertesacker being relieved in any way.
The reporter added: “As I said, for all of you who think this is the end of Mertesacker at Arsenal, as far as I know, from the people I’ve spoken to, this n is absolutely not the case.” “
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