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.

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.
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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.
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“Let’s make some memories!” Arsenal sign Gabriel Jesus

Arsenal have announced the signing of Gabriel Jesus in an exciting deal worth a reported £45m.
Gabriel Jesus arriving for a medical and greeting Edu Gaspar (via The Sun)

Leaked: Pictures of Gabriel Jesus arriving for Arsenal medical

The first photos of Gabriel Jesus arriving at Arsenal have leaked, pictured alongside technical director Edu.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND: Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City celebrates after scoring their side's fifth goal from a penalty during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Watford at Etihad Stadium on April 23, 2022. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images,)

David Ornstein gives the latest on Gabriel Jesus-to-Arsenal

Edu and Gabriel Jesus' representatives have already pretty much completed their negotiations for him to join Arsenal.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND: Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City celebrates after scoring their side's fifth goal from a penalty during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Watford at Etihad Stadium on April 23, 2022. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images,)

Arsenal focus on 2 key signings – already planned & approved

Arsenal are planning to make two marquee signings this summer, but they may bring in other players on top of those two deals.
Brazil's coach Tite gestures during the South American qualification football match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 between Brazil and Chile at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 24, 2022. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal hold talks with manager to take over from Arteta

Arsenal are reportedly holding early talks with Brazil manager Tite over the possibility that he joins from the 2023/24 season onwards.
REGGIO NELL'EMILIA, ITALY: Melo Arthur of Juventus runs with the ball during the Serie A match between US Sassuolo and Juventus at Mapei Stadium - Città del Tricolore on May 12, 2021. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini / Getty Images)

Arsenal prepare to return for January transfer target

Arsenal are ready to give the signing of Juventus' Arthur Melo another try this summer, according to a report from Italy.
REGGIO NELL'EMILIA, ITALY: Melo Arthur of Juventus runs with the ball during the Serie A match between US Sassuolo and Juventus at Mapei Stadium - Città del Tricolore on May 12, 2021. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini / Getty Images)

Arsenal transfer hopes fading after board reject Edu’s deal

An Arsenal transfer for Arthur Melo is growing increasingly unlikely due to the board's refusal to sign off on an 18-month loan.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal pre-match during the 2021/22 Pre Season Friendly Mind series tournament match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on 8 August 2021. Copyright: Andy Rowland

3 set to miss Arsenal trip to Dubai

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Edu Gaspar, and Richard Garlick are all set to remain behind as Arsenal travel to Dubai, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Gabriel Martinelli celebrates with teammates Ben White and Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on November 27, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Is it time to give credit to Arteta, Edu and Kroenke?

Matthew is joined by special guest Ashley Gerlach to look back on a relatively comfortable win against the Newcastle and their as-yet unspent Saudi billions in their relegation battle.
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Mikel Arteta outlines the plan for William Saliba

Mikel Arteta says Edu and Ben Knapper were watching William Saliba in Paris last week, and they'll make a decision on his future next summer.
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Marc Overmars says he would choose Barcelona over Arsenal

With much talk around the futures of Mikel Arteta and Edu, names are starting to be linked with both jobs and, in Marc Overmars, there is a name at the top of one of the piles.
Willian Arsenal contract terminated - Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on January 2, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by RUI VIEIRA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Willian Arsenal contract terminated, should they have ever signed him?

After a troubled season at Arsenal, Willian's Arsenal contract has been terminated and he is no longer an Arsenal player, but should he have ever been one in the first place?
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Mikel Arteta, Manger of Arsenal FC is seen in the stands prior to the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park on December 21, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Not good: Arsenal’s transfer dealings since Edu and Arteta arrived

Edu and Mikel Arteta still have a lot to do in this transfer window in the final two weeks, but does their previous business tell us we should be optimistic or worried?
Ben White alongside Mikel Arteta and Edu after signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Official: Arsenal sign Ben White

Arsenal have announced the signing of £50m centreback, Ben White, from Brighton.
Arthur Okonkwo signs a contract extension with Arsenal alongside Mikel Arteta and Edu (Photo via Arsenal.com)

New 3-year contract & shirt number: Arsenal academy prospect promoted to first team

Arthur Okonkwo has extended his contract with Arsenal and received a promotion to the first-team squad as their number three goalkeeper.
Albert Sambi Lokonga pictured during a soccer game between RSC Anderlecht and KRC Racing Genk, Sunday 14 March 2021 in Brussels, in the semifinals of the Croky Cup Belgian cup. VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Arsenal’s best predicted line-up ahead of 2021/22 season

This summer's transfer window is the biggest that Arsenal have faced in their recent history after finishing eighth at the end of the 2020/21 Premier League campaign.
Edu, Mikel Arteta and Steve Round deep in coversation at Goodison Park

Arsenal's questions for the summer that need resolved

Matthew and Stephen sit down to discuss the decisions waiting in the summer ahead for Arsenal, Mikel Arteta, Edu and the Kroenkes.
Shakhtar Donetsk's Israeli forward Manor Solomon (R) fights for the ball with Borussia Moenchengladbach's Austrian defender Stefan Lainer during the UEFA Champions League football match group B, between Shakhtar Donetsk and Borussia Moenchengladbach, at the Olympiyskiy stadium in Kiev on November 3, 2020. (Photo by SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

21yo winger keen on Premier League move: Agent in contact with Edu

Manor Solomon remains keen on a Premier League move and Pini Zahavi is in contact with Arsenal's Edu on the winger's behalf.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Mikel Arteta, Manger of Arsenal FC is seen in the stands prior to the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park on December 21, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms Edu and Arteta transfer plan submitted

David Ornstein says Mikel Arteta and Edu have already submitted their recruitment plans to the Arsenal board ahead of a key summer.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

Arsenal expect signings for 4 positions

Arsenal are expected to pursue two new full-backs, a centre-forward, and a central midfielder this summer, according to a report.
Sporting's Portuguese forward Tiago Tomas (L) vies with Farense's Bissau Ginean defender Bura (R) during the Portuguese league football match between Sporting CP and SC Farense at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on December 19, 2020. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal close to £20m summer deal for Portuguese teenager

Arsenal are close to a summer deal for Sporting Lisbon teenager and first-team regular Tiago Tomas, according to a report.
The aftermath of the Jamie Vardy kick on Shkodran Mustafi (Photo via Mustafi on Instagram)

Arsenal confirm Mustafi-to-Schalke is not a loan

Arsenal have confirmed that Shkodran Mustafi's deadline day move to Germany is not a loan as they detailed his transfer to Schalke.
Rob Holding of Arsenal wearing the captains armband during the Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool. Picture date: 19th December 2020. Picture: Andrew Yates/Sportimage

It’s just good business: Arsenal confirm Rob Holding contract

Rob Holding has signed a new contract at Arsenal tying him to the club until 2024 with the option of another year.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on December 6, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / POOL / AFP)

Arteta confirms Arsenal’s January transfer plans are in place

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal have already completed their planning for the January and summer transfer windows, it's just about executing it now.
William Saliba with the Arsenal u21s (Photo via Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Edu explains the options for William Saliba in January

Arsenal technical director Edu admits they still need to make a decision on William Saliba but insists the player has a big future.

Arteta discusses Arsenal’s January transfer plans

Mikel Arteta says he's planning the January transfer window with Edu, but he's not making any promises in the current circumstances.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

How much are Arsenal paying Gabriel Magalhaes?

Gabriel Magalhaes is now an Arsenal player but how much will he be paid? Less than he'd get at other clubs, that's for sure!
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

4 players Arteta seems to want but Arsenal don’t

Over the last few weeks became clear that the final say on what players come and go at Arsenal did not rest with Mikel Arteta but with Raul Sanllehi and Edu above him, but now Sanllehi has gone, will things change?
Andreas Georgson via his Twitter account

Andreas Georgson to join Arsenal as Ljungberg leaves

Mikel Arteta has already begun talks with Andreas Georgson about joining his backroom staff after Freddie Ljungberg left Arsenal and he could already be at the club.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between FC Metz and Olympique Lyonnais at the Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP) (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal hold talks with Lyon for €50m midfielder with further negotiations planned

Arsenal have already held talks with Lyon sporting director Juninho over the signing of Houssem Aouar, with further negotiations in the pipeline.

Willian on Gabriel Martinelli, David Luiz, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Arsenal

Willian sat down to with Arsenal.com to discuss Gabriel Martinelli and Brazil, what David Luiz said to him before signing, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Brazilians in the Premier League and what he can bring to the team.
Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey (L) celebrates with Atletico Madrid's Argentine forward Angel Correa after scoring during the Spanish league football match between Valencia CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on February 14, 2020. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Arsenal sign another freebie as Aubameyang deal done: Arsenal news & gossip roundup

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