‘I want a group working together. Less people with much more responsibilities’: Edu explains the major overhaul of Arsenal’s scouting department this summer in move to an agent-led recruitment process
- Arsenal technical director Edu has explained the club’s recruitment overhaul
- Several long-serving staff members in the department were let go by the club
- Members of the hierarchy were frustrated by too many involved in transfers
- The former Invincible says he wants ‘less people with more responsibilities’
Edu has explained Arsenal’s recruitment restructure was planned because he wanted less people working with more responsibility.
A number of long-serving Arsenal scouts at senior and youth level and at home and abroad have departed the club in an overhaul of the department.
Among the exits was renowned global scout Francisco Cagigao, who unearthed the likes of Cesc Fabregas, Hector Bellerin and Gabriel Martinelli.
Arsenal Technical Director Edu explained the club’s major scouting overhaul in the summer
The former invincible (L) says he wants ‘less…