Tag: Edu

Edu played for Arsenal Football Club. The former Brazilian midfielder joined Arsenal from Corinthians 2001 for £6m. Edu left Arsenal for Valencia in 2005 on a free transfer. In total, he made 127 appearances for Arsenal and scored 15 goals. Edu wore the number 17 shirt for Arsenal. He was a part of the Invincibles squad that won the league without losing a match. Edu was born on May 15, 1978. He is currently the Technical Director at Arsenal.

London Colney now the Sobha Realty Training Centre (image via Arsenal)

Arsenal announce landmark sponsorship deal with Sobha Realty

Arsenal partners with Sobha Realty, renaming its historic training ground to Sobha Realty Training Centre in a strategic move to elevate its commercial profile
Newcastle United's Swedish striker #14 Alexander Isak reacts after they concede their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on January 13, 2024. Man City won the game 3-2. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Howe reaffirms Isak’s key role at Newcastle amidst Arsenal rumours

Eddie Howe dismisses rumours of Alexander Isak leaving Newcastle amid Arsenal's reported interest, highlighting the striker's importance to the team.
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Alexander Isak of Newcastle United reacts during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Aston Villa at St. James Park on August 12, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Arsenal want unlikely Newcastle striker move

Arsenal sets its sights on an unexpected transfer target, Newcastle United's Alexander Isak
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 16: Pablo Maia of Sao Paulo reacts during a semifinal second leg match between Sao Paulo and Corinthians as part of Copa do Brasil 2023 at Morumbi Stadium on August 16, 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Miguel Schincariol/Getty Images)

Arsenal intensify scouting in Brazil in pursuit of Partey replacement

Arsenal target Sao Paulo midfielder Pablo Maia
A general view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 16, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal convince Paulo Xavier to leave Real Madrid

Arsenal boosts its scouting network with the recruitment of Paulo Xavier from Real Madrid, focusing on South American talents.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Arsenal Unveil New Head Coach Unai Emery at Emirates Stadium on May 23, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Unai Emery Arsenal revisionism needs to stop

Recently, we've seen a number of people attempt to rewrite Unai Emery's time at Arsenal on the back of his success at Aston Villa, but Arsenal fans remember the truth.
SEVILLE, SPAIN - OCTOBER 24: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between Sevilla FC and Arsenal FC at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on October 24, 2023 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Arteta addresses transfer speculation around 2 Arsenal stars

Mikel Arteta has spoken positively about Takehiro Tomiyasu and Jorginho, emphasising their importance to Arsenal amid transfer rumours and contract talks.
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 21: Gilberto Silva speaks to the media ahead the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 Final Tournament Draw at Aotea Centre on October 21, 2022 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Arsenal urged to be ‘fisherman-like’ in January signings

Arsenal legend Gilberto Silva advises Mikel Arteta to be strategic in the January transfer window, focusing on midfield reinforcements and strategic signings.
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal identify 2 Thomas Partey replacements in £52m Zubimendi and Aston Villa man

Arsenal prepare for a major transfer bid for Real Sociedad's Martin Zubimendi and Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz, aiming to fortify their midfield.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Ben White of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on October 21, 2023. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arteta confirms contract talks with 26yo

Arsenal's Ben White is poised for a new deal, reflecting the club's commitment to retaining key talent under Arteta's guidance.
LONDON - OCTOBER 28: Paul Warne of Rotherham (L) United battles for the ball with Francesc Fabregas of Arsenal during the Carling Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Rotherham United at Highbury on October 28, 2003 in London. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)

Very difficult without Arsenal: Fabregas on Arsenal debut 20 years on

Celebrating 20 years since Cesc Fàbregas made his professional debut for Arsenal, setting a club record as the youngest player. Fàbregas reflects on that transformative day and his journey since.
Fluminense's midfielder Andre Trindade celebrates after scoring during the Copa Libertadores quarterfinals first leg football match between Brazil's Fluminense and Paraguay's Olimpia, at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 24, 2023. (Photo by MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal aim to frustrate Liverpool after £25m bid

Arsenal show keen interest in Fluminese midfielder André Trindade, as the club looks to bolster its squad in the January transfer window.
Arsenal's midfielder Jorginho celebrates his penalty kick during a friendly football match between the Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star team and Arsenal FC, at Audi Field in Washington, DC, on July 19, 2023. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds / AFP) (Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal man explains key factor in team’s success

Jorginho, Arsenal's recent acquisition, emphasises the role of teamwork and collective spirit for success. The player shares insights on the unity fostered by Mikel Arteta and Edu.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on October 08, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Gabriel Jesus: I told Arteta and Edu I’m a number 9

Gabriel Jesus opens up about his role at Arsenal, his preference for playing as a centre-forward, and how injuries have necessitated positional changes.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 16: Pedro Neto of Wolverhampton during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Liverpool FC at Molineux on September 16, 2023 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s pursuit of Pedro Neto faces £60m hurdle as Wolves star shines

Arsenal's long-term interest in Wolves winger Pedro Neto hits obstacles due to his current form. With both sides holding cards, a winter transfer looks complicated.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa warms up ahead of the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Aston Villa at Turf Moor on August 27, 2023 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Arsenal start discussions for Aston Villa striker

Arsenal and Aston Villa are locked in negotiations over the future of striker Ollie Watkins. Both clubs are aiming to secure Watkins ahead of the January transfer window.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Gabriel Jesus talks with Arsenal team mate Oleksandr Zinchenko during the UEFA Champions League match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Gabriel Jesus explains role he played in convincing Zinchenko to sign for Arsenal

Gabriel Jesus discloses his role in persuading Oleksandr Zinchenko to sign for Arsenal.
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 09: UEFA Champions League Trophy is displayed during the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour presented by Heineken on March 09, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Arsenal confront gruelling fixture list following Champions League announcement

As Arsenal return to Champions League football after a six-year hiatus, a nightmarish fixture schedule awaits them in October. Can Mikel Arteta's team navigate the month successfully?
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - MARCH 09: UEFA Champions League Trophy is displayed during the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour presented by Heineken on March 09, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Champions League match days and times confirmed

Arsenal have announced their UEFA Champions League group stage fixtures, marking a return to Europe's elite competition after a six-year absence. Sporting Director Edu provides insights.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Edu Gaspar attends the "All Or Nothing: Arsenal" Global Premiere at Islington Assembly Hall on August 02, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images)

‘Happy’ Edu responds to Arsenal’s Champions League draw

Arsenal Sporting Director Edu expresses optimism as the club faces Sevilla, PSV Eindhoven and Lens in the UEFA Champions League group stage.
Arsenal news and gossip - LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, acknowledges fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on May 28, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal to get £100m financial boost

Arsenal set to boost finances with over £100 million in matchday revenue, reflecting their improved position on and off the pitch.
PORTO ALEGRE, BRAZIL: Bitello of Gremio celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during a Brasileirao match between Gremio and Internacional at Arena do Gremio on May 21, 2023. (Photo by Fernando Alves/Getty Images)

Arsenal close in on £6.8m midfielder signing

Arsenal are steadily moving toward agreeing a deal to sign Brazilian midfielder Bitello from Gremio.
Ajax' Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Kudus reacts during the Dutch Eredivisie premier league football match between Ajax Amsterdam and Feyenoord at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam on March 19, 2023. (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT (Photo by MAURICE VAN STEEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s summer spree isn’t over yet

Following their £200m summer spending, Arsenal sets sights on Ajax’s £40m-rated midfielder Mohammed Kudus, but first, several players may need to depart.
Granit Xhaka signs for Bayer Leverkusen (photo via Bayer Leverkusen)

Granit Xhaka posts emotional goodbye to Arsenal fans

Granit Xhaka is now no longer an Arsenal player after he agreed a move to Bayer Leverkusen and the former club captain took to social media to say his farewells.
Netherlands' defender Jurrien Timber attends a press conference at Qatar University training sites in Doha on December 6, 2022 during the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

22yo to ‘no longer report’ at training as Arsenal deal completes

Arsenal are on the verge of finalising the transfer of Ajax's promising defender Jurrien Timber. Anticipated to become a significant addition to the team, Timber awaits his move.
Ethan Nwaneri following his debut for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Arsenal big guns move to convince Ethan Nwaneri to snub City and Chelsea

Chelsea and Man City join the race for Arsenal's rising star, Ethan Nwaneri, with a tight deadline for Arsenal to agree on scholarship terms.
Netherlands' defender Jurrien Timber attends a press conference at Qatar University training sites in Doha on December 6, 2022 during the Qatar 2022 World Cup football tournament. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal wages for new signing revealed

Financial details of Jurrien Timber's potential contract with Arsenal emerge, with personal terms agreed upon until summer of 2028.
TOPSHOT - A woman takes a photo of a drawing by artist Claudio Pampillon depicting Argentine football star Lionel Messi, at the 9 de Julio avenue in Buenos Aires, on June 19, 2023. (Photo by LUIS ROBAYO / AFP) (Photo by LUIS ROBAYO/AFP via Getty Images)

Lionel Messi Inter Miami debut could come against Arsenal

Arsenal's pre-season tour may turn into a headline-grabbing event as Lionel Messi could potentially make his US debut against them in an MLS All-Stars clash. 
NUREMBERG, GERMANY - JULY 08: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal reacts with head coach Mikel Arteta after the pre-season friendly match between 1. FC Nürnberg and Arsenal F.C. at Max-Morlock-Stadion on July 08, 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Nuremberg ready for Arsenal ‘absolute endurance test’

Second division team 1. FC Nürnberg will host a pre-season friendly against  Arsenal, on July 13th in a match their Sporting Director has called "an absolute endurance test".
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Arsenal release tickets for Barcelona game in LA

Arsenal have released tickets for their pre-season match against Barcelona as part of the Soccer Champions Tour series.
Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates after scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 1, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal to sell Xhaka, Tierney and Balogun

Arteta plans to sell Xhaka, Tierney, and Balogun to raise funds for summer signings like Declan Rice and Moises Caicedo, strengthening Arsenal's squad.
Arsenal transfers - LA PLATA, ARGENTINA: Vitor Roque of Athletico-PR celebrates after scoring the first goal of his team during a Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2022 quarter-final second leg match between Estudiantes and Athletico Paranaense at Jorge Luis Hirschi Stadium on August 11, 2022. (Photo by Marcelo Endelli/Getty Images)

Arsenal technical director contacts agent of Brazilian 17yo

Arsenal technical director Edu Gaspar has made contact with the agent of 17-year-old Brazilian forward Vitor Roque, according to a report.
Edu Gaspar, Stan Kroenke, Cecil Jee Thomas, Mikel Arteta, Josh Kroenke, and Tim Lewis pose for a photo (via Cecil_Jee on Instagram)

Picture: Arsenal higher-ups snapped meeting up this weekend

Mikel Arteta, Tim Lewis, Edu Gaspar, and Arsenal owners Stan and Josh Kroenke were all pictured meeting up over the weekend, ahead of Arsenal's trip to Dubai.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

What does Edu’s Arsenal promotion mean?

Edu Gaspar has been promoted to a Sporting Director role with Arsenal, a new position created to cover his new responsibilities.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Nuno Tavares of Arsenal and Facundo Torres of Orlando City fight for the ball during a Florida Cup friendly at Exploria Stadium on July 20, 2022. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s Edu will meet 13-goal winger’s agent this weekend

Arsenal technical director Edu Gaspar will hold talks with Facundo Torres' representatives over a potential move this weekend, according to a report.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

Arsenal open talks to extend club chief’s contract

Arsenal have opened talks with technical director Edu Gaspar over a new long-term contract, amid interest from elsewhere.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

Multiple European clubs show interest in Arsenal chief

Multiple European clubs have shown an interest in Arsenal technical director Edu Gaspar, but he's committed to the Gunners.
Lyon's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta celebrates during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and OGC Nice at The Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France on February 12, 2022. (Photo by OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE / AFP)

Journalist names Edu’s real priority for the Arsenal midfield

Lucas Paqueta is Edu Gaspar's real priority for the Arsenal midfield, but they're likely to wait for a later window to make a move for the Lyon man.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba reacts after scoring an own goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 13, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Edu sends message to Arsenal fans over Saliba reaction

Technical director Edu Gaspar has sent a message of appreciation to the Arsenal fans for their response to William Saliba's own goal on Saturday.
Gabriel Jesus with Mikel Arteta and Edu, signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Gabriel Jesus: ‘Amazing’ conversation convinced me to join Arsenal

Gabriel Jesus has explained how a conversation with Edu Gaspar this summer convinced him to join Arsenal straight away.