Tag: Andries Jonker

Reiss Nelson with the Arsenal u23s at Meadow Park (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Andries Jonker: Reiss Nelson only had one dream – to play at the Emirates

Andries Jonker says Reiss Nelson has only ever dreamed of playing and succeeding with Arsenal, and his loyalty helped them convince others to stay.
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Ex-Arsenal academy boss explains the doubts around Saka & how he ended them

Andries Jonker says the Arsenal academy worried that Bukayo Saka might be overachieving at youth level thanks to his physical advantages.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Interim Manager of Arsenal, Freddie Ljungberg looks on during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal FC at Carrow Road on December 01, 2019 in Norwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Andries Jonker: Arsenal should hire Freddie permanently - here's why

Andries Jonker thinks Arsenal should hire Freddie Ljungberg permanently, claiming he fits the club's style of football.
Marcus McGuane during his Barcelona first team debut. (via Twitter)

Ex-Arsenal academy midfielder explains how things went downhill after he joined Barcelona

Former Arsenal midfielder Marcus McGuane has discussed his difficulties establishing himself with Barcelona, after moving on loan to Telstar this summer.
Donyell Malen

He said I was too fat: Former Arsenal youngster says coach called him fat

Reports that Donyell Malen claimed Andries Jonker called him 'too fat' when they were both at Arsenal seem to be a little wide of the mark.

Former Arsenal academy director warns young players to stay away from the club

Former Arsenal academy director Andries Jonker has advised young players to stay away from Arsenal and English football, suggesting it's better to play abroad.

Arsenal’s new manager starts work 3 months early

Per Mertesacker has been introducing himself to the kids at Hale End and setting up meetings as he uses his spare time to get ready for life in his new role, so what sort of manager is he going to be?

Freddie Ljungberg releases statement after sacking from Bundesliga club

Freddie Ljungberg has released a statement following his departure from Wolfsburg.

Former Arsenal duo have been sacked by Bundesliga club

Former head of the Arsenal academy Andries Jonker, and former player Freddie Ljungberg, have been sacked from their new roles as manager and assistant manager of Wolfsburg.

Arsenal coach Jan van Loon joins Andries Jonker at Wolfsburg

Arsenal coach Jan van Loon will join former academy director Andries Jonker at Wolfsburg.

Arsenal complete £2m forward deal

Arsenal forward Kaylen Hinds has completed a £2m move to Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg.

Newcastle legend passionately backs Per Mertesacker's decision to coach Arsenal academy

Shaka Hislop has passionately backed Per Mertesacker's decision to become head of Arsenal's academy once his deal as a player comes to an end next year.

Arsenal shuffle backroom staff following recent appointment

Long-time fitness coach Tony Colbert is to step-aside for new Director of High Performance Darren Burgess.

Highly-rated Arsenal centre-forward could join Wolfsburg

Arsenal could lose young star Kaylen Hinds to Wolfsburg.
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal (right) and Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal. Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Arsenal still to appoint Head of Youth Development

Arsenal have yet to appoint a new Head of Youth Development and haven't much much progress, according to latest reports.

Arsenal management pair just about save Wolfsburg from relegation

Former Arsenal coaches Andries Jonker and Freddie Ljungberg managed to save Wolfsburg from relegation.

Management team tipped for Arsenal face relegation

Andries Jonker's VfL Wolfsburg face relegation after losing 2-1 to Hamburg in the Bundesliga.

Arsenal management team impressing in Bundesliga, could they replace Wenger?

Since taking over the reigns at VfL Wolfsburg, the partnership between Freddie Ljungberg and Andries Jonker has been a significant one in helping the team recover from a horrid start to the Bundesliga campaign.

We want replacement to have 'Arsenal spirit' says Wenger

Arsene Wenger has revealed that Arsenal are still looking for a new academy manager after Andries Jonker left to coach Wolfsburg and took Freddie Ljungberg with him.

Arsene Wenger - Freddie Ljungberg at Wolfsburg to better Arsenal chance later

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that should a coaching role become available, Freddie Ljungberg has promised he will return to the club.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Arsenal podcast #84: Life after Wenger?, U23s stuff Chelsea, Andries Jonker & more

In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew, Helen, Mosope, and Paul speculate about life after Wenger, whether Le Boss will even leave, and what needs to change beyond the manager.

Jonker hints at Ljungberg Arsenal unhappiness?

Freddie Ljungberg will join Andries Jonker at Wolfsburg as our Head of Youth Development leaves to take up the managerial role but he’s said something very strange about Freddie.

Jonker brings Ljungberg with him to Wolfsburg

Andries Jonker has confirmed that he will bring Freddie Ljungberg, who has also been coaching at Arsenal.

Official: Wolfsburg announce signing of Arsenal man on 18-month contract

Wolfsburg have confirmed that they have signed Arsenal’s head of youth development, Andries Jonker, as their new manager.

Arsenal's Head of Academy leaves to manage Wolfsburg

A report in Bild today (Monday) is claiming that Arsenal’s Head of Youth Development, Andries Jonker, has left Arsenal to take up the recently-vacant managerial position at his former club, Wolfsburg.

Arsenal turn to Barcelona in search of new Head of Youth Development

According to a recent report in the Independent, Arsenal are looking at Barcelona coach, Pep Segura, as a possible option to become their new Head of Youth Development.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Alex Iwobi of Arsenal celebrates his team's 1-0 win in the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arsenal coach: Alex Iwobi has Arsenal DNA

Arsenal youth coach, Andries Jonker, claims that Alex Iwobi is the personification of Arsenal DNA.

Head of Arsenal's academy hails "perfect" young midfielder

Arsenal disappointingly went out of the UEFA Youth League on Tuesday, losing 2-0 away against Anderlecht, but the experience was a good one for...

Report: Liam Brady to return in another academy reshuffle?

Arsenal legend Liam Brady, who left the club just 17 months ago, is set to return and take another role within the academy. That is...

Watch: Arsenal's next big thing?

Chris Willock impressed in the u19 side's win in Zagreb on Wednesday, drawing very high praise from Andries Jonker. Often played on the wing, Willock...

Bayern Munich chief executive jealous of Arsenal

The transfer window saw Premier League clubs spend an incredible £160m on Bundesliga talents, but not one was signed from German giants Bayern Munich. The Bavarians...

Arsenal sign Dutch forward - reports

by Lewis Ambrose According to reports Arsenal have clinched the signing of highly-rated Dutch forward Donyell Malen. The transfer window has already seen Yaya Sanogo leave...

Arsenal confirm deals for 14 talented youngsters

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal have confirmed the signings of 14 youth players, with three signing young professional contracts. Eight of the players involved have come through...

Arsenal contract rebel completes move to Liverpool

by Lewis Ambrose The summer transfer window mainly focusses on transfer made for the first-team, as everyone is looking directly at the near future. It's exciting...