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Arsenal lose another key boardroom member as reshuffle continues

Fahmy, second right, had been in charge of contract negotiations with players (Picture: Arsenal)

Arsenal director of football operations Huss Fahmy vacated his role as the club’s contract negotiator and becomes the latest high-profile boardroom figure to leave as part of a major reshuffle.

The Gunners have looked to streamline their operation this year, making 55 redundancies during the height of the pandemic as they overhauled their scouting network.

Head of recruitment, Francis Cagigao, was the biggest casualty of that cull, while Raul Sanllehi left his post as head of football not long after back in August.

Fahmy and Sanllehi were both part of Arsenal’s executive team (Picture: Getty Images)

Now Fahmy, who has played a key role in recruitment and contract negotiations – both with current players and targets – will be leaving the club too.

According to The Telegraph, Fahmy’s time at Arsenal will end next month with technical director Edu and chief executive Vinai Venkatesham still looking to reshape how Arsenal operate away from the pitch.

There will now be four main voices at Arsenal making key decisions: manager Mikel Arteta, academy manager Per…