Arsenal Staff Profiles
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Joined in October 1996 and is Arsenal's longest-serving manager. His influence over all aspects of club cannot be over-estimated.
Head of Elite Performance
Former Liverpool man joined in July, although he is unlikely to be with Gunners full-time until December.
HEAD OF RECRUITMENT
'Diamond Eye' - joined from Borussia Dortmund in December. Will oversee Academy and first team recruitment. Gunners described him as “one of Europe’s most respected player recruitment experts”.
HEAD OF FOOTBALL RELATIONS
Was Barcelona's Director of Football for 14 years. Will lead player negotiations and liaise with governing bodies - an area Arsenal have been weak in since the departure of David Dein.
Has been Wenger's right-hand man since March 1997. Keeps a low profile. Reports he was to leave last season dismissed as 'fake news' by Wenger.
Legendary player for the club, making 372 appearances in the centre of defence. Became Academy coach in 2001 and Assistant Manager in 2012.
Part of the 'Invincibles' side that went unbeaten in 2003/4. First senior coaching job for the straight-talking German
With the Gunners since June 1997 and in charge of the reserves for eight of those years. Promoted to first-team duties in 2012.
Journeyman player who joined Reading as a goalkeeper coach in 2006. Moved to the Emirates this summer.
HEAD OF GOALKEEPING
As a player, went to 1990 World Cup with the Republic of Ireland. Joined the Gunners in July 2003.
LEAD SPORTS SCIENTIST
Joined the Gunners from Aston Villa in August 2017. Had started with Villa in 2011 as an intern, working his way up to lead sports scientist.
HEAD OF PERFORMANCE
Washington State University graduate worked with German national side for a decade. Hired by Arsenal following 2014 World Cup, which Germany won.
Joined in July 1998. Speculation his role will change after arrival of Burgess is unconfirmed by club.
HEAD OF MEDICAL
Took role in 2008 when cousin Gary, now with West Ham, moved to FA. At club more than 20 years.
Former Ireland rugby team doctor and a veteran of two British Lions tours. With Arsenal since 2009.
Arrived at Arsenal in 2012 from the Team GB Olympic judo team. Also did a stint with Wasps rugby.
Former Head of Sports Science and Medicine at West Ham, who joined Arsenal in February 2013.
Head of Medical and Physic at Huddersfield until moving to the Gunners in July 2015.
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
Did work with the Polish national team before joining Arsenal in July 2015.
ASSISTANT FITNESS COACH
Works primarily with the scholars. Another long-server, who joined full-time in 2001.
SOFT TISSUE THERAPIST
Made name in Italy and worked with Sam Allardyce at Bolton/ West Ham. Moved to the Gunners in July 2015.
Joined the club in July, replacing James Collins. Previously worked for Aspetar in Qatar for almost five years.
Former analyst at Scunthorpe and Prozone, who signed for Gunners full time in July 2010.
Ex of Prozone, Cardiff and West Ham. With Arsenal since March 2013.
Previously Commercial and Business Affairs Director with Team Sky. Joined in June 2017. Contract negotiations had been seen as an area of weakness for the Gunners, with several key players allowed to reach final year of their deals.
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