Arsenal have updated their Academy staff page on detailing a ton of new changes at the club.

A number of new faces have been added while others have changed roles or gone completely.

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New lineup

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Old lineup

In total, I’ve noted 21 changes to the page. If you notice that I’ve missed any, let me know on Twitter.

The changes are as follows:

1Luke Hobbs changed from Interim Academy manager to Assistant Academy manager

2Marcel Lucassen named as Head of Coach and Player Development

3Darren Hawkes moved from u11 Head Coach to u13 Head Coach

4Adam Burchill moved from Assistant foundation phase coach to u12 Head Coach

5Ryan Garry moved from Head foundation phase coach to u23 Assistant Coach

6Simon Copely moved from u13 coach to u14 Head Coach

7Greg Lincoln moved from u14 coach to u15 Head Coach

8Freddie Ljungberg has been added as u23 Head Coach

9Andy Woodman has been added as Head of Academy goalkeeping/u23 Goalkeeping Coach

10Ameesh Manek has been replaced as Head of Academy Operations by Lee Herron

11Josh Smith added as the u11 Head Coach

12Paul Barry added as the u10 Head Coach

13Alex Nichols added as u9 Head Coach

14Chris Tercou added as u15–u18 Goalkeeping Coach

15Seb Barton added as u9–u14 Goalkeeping Coach

16Joe Sutton added as Pre-Academy director

17James Krause added as a Football Analyst

18Colin Blackburne added as Interim Lead Academy Physiotherapist

19Aaron Clarke, u9s Head Coach, gone

20Jordan Reece, lead academy physiotherapist, gone

21Serge van den Ban, u9-u16 Head Goalkeeping coach, gone 

Of the people detailed on the page, there are 27. 24 are white while the percentage of non-white people in London is 44.5% (this would equate to 12 people in this department). One is female.

Please note these details only reflect the changes on and do not indicate if people have left the club.

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