Edu set to become Arsenal’s technical director with Gabriel Martinelli lined up as first summer signing

first_imgGabriel Martinelli is lined up as Arsenal’s first summer signing (Metro Grab)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThe report also claims that Arsenal are also lining up Brazilian forward Gabriel Martinelli as their first summer signing.AdvertisementAdvertisementMartinelli, a right-sided attacker who plays for Brazilian side Ituano, is reportedly on the verge of agreeing a deal with Arsenal.Last month, reports claimed that Arsenal had offered £5 million for the 17-year-old.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterSunday 21 Apr 2019 10:13 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link150Shares Edu set to become Arsenal’s technical director with Gabriel Martinelli lined up as first summer signing Edu is set to return to Arsenal as their technical director (Getty Images)Former Arsenal midfielder Edu is set to return to the club as their new technical director, according to reports.The 40-year-old, who was a key part of Arsenal’s 2003-04 Invincibles side, is currently the general coordinator for Brazil’s national teams.According to the Daily Mail, the Gunners view Edu as the perfect candidate to become their technical director after they were snubbed by Monchi, who returned to Sevilla last month.Edu would not join Arsenal until after Brazil’s Copa America campaign finishes in the summer, but it’s understood that the Gunners are prepared to wait.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Comment Advertisementlast_img

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