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, 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.
Milan's CEO Ivan Gazidis (C), Milan's Brazilian technical director Leonardo (L) and Milan's Italian technical director Paolo Maldini, talk prior to the Italian Serie A football match between Torino and AC Milan on April 28, 2019 at the Grande Torino stadium in Turin. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP)

Ivan Gazidis helps Arsenal by annoying Leonardo at AC Milan

Ivan Gazidis's presence in Milan could force Leonardo out with the Brazilian tipped to replace Edu who is still said to be Arsenal-bound.
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: “I always have Arsenal with me”

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)

From Brazil: Edu agrees to return to Arsenal as Technical Director, will begin in...

Edu will join Arsenal as their Technical Director according to a report in Brazil.
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)

Arsenal make Technical Director decision, will join in July, 1st player deal close

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on bringing Edu to the club as Technical Director and the club will make Gabriel Martinelli their first signing.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - APRIL 3: Edu of Arsenal shows his frustration during the FA Cup Semi Final match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Villa Park on April 3, 2004 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Former Gunner set for Arsenal technical director job but they'll have to wait

A move for former Gunner Edu to rejoin Arsenal as technical director is back on, though it won't go through until late July, according to reports.

Arsenal 'likely' to appoint new technical director: Former player linked to job

Arsenal are likely to appoint a new technical director as they continue with their structural changes, with former Gunner Edu Gaspar linked to the job.

Former Arsenal midfielder names two people who helped him get accustomed to English culture

Edu has revealed how Arsene Wenger helped him adapt to life in England after his move to Arsenal from Brazil in 2001, as did Sol Campbell... sort of.

Edu names the one player Arsenal will never be able to sign

Arsenal Invincible Edu has heaped praise on former teammate Patrick Vieira, claiming that the Gunners will never find anyone better than him and that he was even better than Manchester United's Roy Keane.
BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Edu celebrates scoring his goal to end the match 2-0 during their premiership match at home to West Bromwich, 02 May 2005. AFP PHOTO/ CARL DE SOUZA.

Edu had this to say about Arsene Wenger's mentality

Edu says Arsène Wenger wanted to win everything he could, back when the Brazilian was still with the Gunners.
BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM: Arsenal's Edu celebrates scoring his goal to end the match 2-0 during their premiership match at home to West Bromwich, 02 May 2005. AFP PHOTO/ CARL DE SOUZA.

OTD Arsenal sign Brazilian midfielder for £6m

On this day in 2001, Arsenal signed Edu from Corinthians for £6m.

Director admits Wenger asked about his forward amid Tottenham interest

Former Arsenal man and current Corinthians Director of Football, Edu, has admitted that he recently had lunch with Arsene Wenger in which he asked...

Edu "He is arguably their player of the season so far"

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