Sanllehi: 'Edu's arrival is the final part of the jigsaw in the club's development'
- The Brazilian has been named as our first ever technical director.
- The former midfielder's job will include oversight of the first team, academy, scouting and recruitment.
- The Spaniard hopes the Invincible will be able to instil a philosophy at the club.
- The Arsenal chief believes Edu is a true Arsenal man, who knows what the club needs.
Speaking with Arsenal media, Head of Football Raul Sanllehi dwelled on what everyone associated with the club can expect from Edu.
"We’re very excited that Edu is joining the team. He has great experience and technical football knowledge and most importantly is a true Arsenal man.
"He understands the club and what we stand for to our millions of fans around the world.
"His arrival is the final and very important part of the jigsaw in our development of a new football infrastructure to take us forward.
"He will be working closely with Unai Emery and the first-team coaches, and will play a relevant role leading our football vision and ensuring we have - and follow - a solid philosophy through all our football activities."