Physio Barreira leaves Arsenal after two seasons

Barreira joined Arsenal at the end of the 2017/18 season

Barreira joined Arsenal at the end of the 2017/18 season

PHYSIO Paulo Barreira has left Arsenal at the end of his two-year contract with the club.

The Portuguese practitioner was brought into the club as part of a medical revamp carried out by former Head of Performance Darren Burgess. The duo - along with Arsenal's senior physio, Chris Morgan - had worked together at Liverpool.

On Saturday, Barreira tweeted: “Thank you Arsenal for the great experience that was working at the club. Class to say the least to describe such a club.

“To the medical/performance staff, coaching staff, facilities managements staff, and all the players I wish all the best. COYG.”

Former Liverpool midfielder Luca Leiva was among those to respond, tweeting: “Great friend and one of the best physio’s I have worked with. Good luck amigo.”

Morgan wrote: “Good luck Paulo Barreira - a pleasure to work alongside you again for these last two years at Arsenal after our time together at Liverpool. A genuine academic life-long learner combined with extensive and proven delivery across leagues/clubs/countries. Until next time mate.”

And Burgess tweeted: “Superb practitioner and person.. Good luck Paulo.”

There are set to be further changes to Arsenal's medical department at the end of the season.

Read more on:

ArsenalPerformance

More stories

TGG Live: Big Data 2022

TGG Live: Big Data 2022

TGG's Big Data event is back for its fourth edition and will once again give top insights into how leading football clubs and federations are using data science.

Sign up to our newsletter to get all the latest news from The Guru