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.

AMSTERDAM Ajax technical director Marc Overmars during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Ajax Amsterdam and FC Emmen at the Johan Cruijff Arena on May 2, 2021 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands ANP MAURICE VAN STEEN Dutch Eredivisie 2020 2021 xVIxANPxSportx xxANPxIVx 430942719

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

Pretty much every Arsenal news and gossip update you need all in one place right here and just updated
Raul Sanllehi, Mikel Arteta, Edu and Vinai Venkatesham (Photo via Arsenal)

How does Raul Sanllehi’s ‘finest hour’ at Arsenal look now?

Raul Sanllehi has gone from Arsenal, his departure announced on a Saturday at high noon, so how does the summer 2019 window, after which he was hailed as a transfer whizz, look now?
Raul Sanllehi and Edu

Raul Sanllehi had 1 goal at Arsenal and it cost him

Why did Raul Sanllehi leave Barcelona and join Arsenal? It's a question few cared to ask when he first arrived but many questions raised their head, most of them very uncomfortable.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Metz (FC Metz) and Lyon (OL) at Saint Symphorien stadium in Longeville-lès-Metz, eastern France, on February 21, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)

Edu offers Matteo Guendouzi plus cash for Houssem Aouar

Arsenal have reportedly offered Matteo Guendouzi plus cash to Lyon in order to sign Houssem Aouar with Edu making the call himself.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 22: A close up view of Willian of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC at Anfield on July 22, 2020 in Liverpool, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

What will Willian bring to Arsenal?

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Willian so what will Willian bring to Arsenal and does Mikel Arteta really want him or is this all more Kia Joorabchian games?
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Official: Arsenal confirm 4 deals including 2 long-term

Arsenal have confirmed that they have signed David Luiz to a new one-year extension, Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares to long-term, permanent deals and secured Dani Ceballos until the end of the current campaign.
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Arsenal FC at Bramall Lane on October 21, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

David Ornstein explains what went on with Guendouzi in Dubai and Arteta’s new stance

In his Monday column for The Athletic, David Ornstein claims that Matteo Guendouzi has landed himself in hot water more than once at Arsenal since the arrival of Mikel Arteta.
FARO, PORTUGAL - JULY 21: Gabriel Magalhaes of Lille competes for the ball with Kieran Dowell of Everton during the match between Everton FC and LOSC Lille for Algarve Football Cup 2018 at Estadio do Algarve on July 21, 2018, in Faro, Portugal. (Photo by Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images)

Arsenal contacted Ligue 1 club over centre-back in January: Summer move likely

Arsenal technical director Edu spoke to Lille about signing Gabriel Magalhaes in January, and the club plan to go back in the summer, according to reports.
DOHA, QATAR - DECEMBER 17: Pablo Mari of CR Flamengo celebrates victory after the FIFA Club World Cup semi-final match between CR Flamengo and Al Hilal FC at Khalifa International Stadium on December 17, 2019, in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Photo: Arsenal transfer target spotted with club director at airport - move close

Arsenal centre-back target Pablo Mari met club technical director Edu at the airport ahead of a reported transfer, with Brazilian media obtaining a photo of the meeting.

Edu's pick for next Arsenal manager is a real fan-pleaser

Edu is said to want Patrick Vieira as the next Arsenal manager while the club seemingly remain divided behind the scenes over who would be best for the job.
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Raul Sanllehi’s face tells a different story than Unai Emery’s mouth

Unai Emery has told assembled reporters at his post-match press conference that the club are behind him but reports of Raul Sanllehi and Edu in the mixed zone after the game tell a different story.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal leaves the pitch after being substituted off during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 27, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

The Arsenal players want Granit Xhaka to remain as captain despite fan confrontation

The Arsenal squad generally want Granit Xhaka to remain as captain, despite his confrontation with the Emirates Stadium crowd on Sunday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates scoring the fifth goal during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Gabriel Martinelli 8th Brazilian to score for Arsenal, can you name the other 7?

Gabriel Martinelli opened the scoring for Arsenal against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night and then capped off his evening by spanking the fifth and final goal into the top corner, making him the eighth Brazilian to score for the club, but can you name the other seven?

Arsenal tried to sign Real Madrid teenager over the summer: Could they go back...

New Arsenal technical director Edu Gaspar pushed for the club to sign Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior over the summer, according to reports in Brazil.
Luigi Gaspar (Photo via Instagram / Luigi.Gaspar)

Edu Gaspar’s son set to join Arsenal: Confirms Corinthians departure on Instagram

Arsenal technical director Edu's son Luigi Gaspar is set to leave Corinthians for Arsenal, according to reports in Brazil.
Edu and Josh Kroenke

Edu explains what he’ll be doing at Arsenal

Arsenal welcomed back Edu as their first ever Technical Director, so what exactly will the Brazilian be doing?
TERESOPOLIS, BRAZIL - MAY 21: The General Coordinator of the Brazilian national football team, Edu Gaspar, attends a press conference at Granja Comary Training Center for the first phase of preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on May 21, 2018 in Teresopolis, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Unsung Arsenal heroes: Edu

With the news at Edu looks set to join Arsenal in July as their Technical Director, let's take a look back at one of Arsenal's most under-rated and oft-forgotten players - Eduardo César Daude Gaspar.
TERESOPOLIS, BRAZIL - MAY 21: The General Coordinator of the Brazilian national football team, Edu Gaspar, attends a press conference at Granja Comary Training Center for the first phase of preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on May 21, 2018 in Teresopolis, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Edu already working for Arsenal despite not starting until July

According to a report from Brazil, Edu is already advising Arsenal on their transfer targets this summer ahead of his own move to the club.
TERESOPOLIS, BRAZIL - MAY 21: The General Coordinator of the Brazilian national football team, Edu Gaspar, attends a press conference at Granja Comary Training Center for the first phase of preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia on May 21, 2018 in Teresopolis, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Brazil will not ask Arsenal to pay for Edu’s release

Reports from Brazil claims that the national team will not enforce Edu's release clause if he wants to join Arsenal this summer.