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Former Arsenal man becomes Galatasaray Sporting Director

Francis Cagigao, formerly of Arsenal, assumes role as Galatasaray's Sporting Director. Could this mark a new chapter for the Turkish powerhouse?
LONDON, ENGLAND: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal acknowledges the fans following the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Real Madrid was ‘too soon’ for Martin Odegaard says former Arsenal man

Former Arsenal scout, Francis Cagigao, has praised Martin Odegaard and explained why he thinks it didn't work out for the midfielder at Real Madrid.
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“There is an Arsenal before Wenger and another after him”: Cagigao opens up

Francis Cagigao is a name that may not be well-known to many football fans, but in the world of scouting, he is considered one of the best in recent decades and has been speaking about his career, particularly his lengthy time at Arsenal.
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Francis Cagigao will not renew Sporting Director contract

Former Arsenal Head of International recruitment, Francis Cagigao, will not renew his contract with the Chilean FA as he looks to return to Europe following an offer that saw his salary drop by 30%.
HULL, ENGLAND: Chuba Akpom of Middlesbrough celebrates after victory in the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Middlesbrough at MKM Stadium on November 01, 2022. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Arsenal training return as more move: Ex-Arsenal roundup

For reasons not every Arsenal fan understands, I like to keep an eye on what players and coaches get up to when they leave Arsenal, so here's a round-up of what some ex-Gunners have been up to this week.
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Cagigao says he ‘can’t afford to be bitter’ about Arsenal sacking

Francis Cagigao gave an interview about his sacking by Arsenal after 25 years at the club saying you can't afford to be bitter in life.
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Francis Cagigao says goodbye to Arsenal

Francis Cagigao has said goodbye to Arsenal after 24 years at the club, the quiet man who discovered so many stars we love releasing a rare statement as he goes.
Arsenal scouts Francis Cagigao and Everton Gushiken via 101greatgoals.com

Arsenal use Covid as excuse to sack more top scouts

Arsenal will let Francis Cagigao and others leave as part of their restructuring process that they are dressing up as post-Covid cuts.
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Fabregas credits Francis Cagigao after Arsenal comeback

Cesc Fabregas made sure the influence of Francis Cagigao didn't go unnoticed after Arsenal came from behind twice to draw with Chelsea on Tuesday.
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Francis Cagigao set for promotion to Arsenal’s Head of Recruitment

Arsenal are set to promote club scout Francis Cagigao to their Head of Recruitment role, as part of their ongoing overhaul of the backroom staff.

Arsenal to promote Steve Morrow after Monchi joins Sevilla

Arsenal are set to promote Steve Morrow to form part of a three-man sporting team to support head coach Unai Emery, according to reports.
10 Jan 1998: Marc Overmars of Arsenal celebrates a goal during the FA Carling Premiership match against Leeds United at Highbury in London. Arsenal won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Shaun Botterill /Allsport

Overmars tells Ajax he wants to leave for Arsenal

Marc Overmars has apparently told Ajax that he wants to leave for Arsenal but all might not be what it seems.

Arsenal scout tried to get club to sign Torres before his first professional Atletico...

Arsenal scout Francis Cagigao tried to get Arsene Wenger to sign Fernando Torres as a 15-year-old, before the Spanish striker ended up at Atletico Madrid.
Sven Mislintat, Arsenal's former Head of Recruitment.

7 men, 1 goal: Who’s involved in getting Arsenal deals done?

Arsenal's transfer setup is getting more complicated with a number of new appointments over the last year. 
Sven Mislintat, Arsenal's former Head of Recruitment.

7 men, 1 goal: Who’s involved in getting Arsenal deals done?

Arsenal's transfer setup is getting more complicated with a number of new appointments over the last year. We've broken that down with an overview what they all do.

19 Arsenal stories you probably missed this weekend

It might be Christmas, but that doesn’t mean there’s still not quite a bit going on.

Arsenal head of international recruitment snapped with agent amid rumours

Francis Cagigao, was pictured meeting with Alessio Da Cruz's agent amid rumours that the Gunners want to sign the Novara winger.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: A general view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium on April 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Youth scout to be promoted to senior role

Arsenal scout Shaun O'Connor has been promoted to a senior role as part of the Gunners ongoing staff shake-up. He was previously spotting youth talent at the club.

Tactics, recruitment, scouting + more: Arsenal’s management and backroom staff assessed

The reign of Arsene Wenger inevitably divides opinion. Should those who work alongside him or under his rule also share the blame?
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Arsenal aim to retain Francis Cagigao with new role

An exclusive in the Evening Standard, suggests Arsenal are aiming to retain Francis Cagigao by considering him for a new role as their sporting director.

Are Arsenal poised to grab another Barcelona youngster as scouts spotted at club?

Mundo Deportivo in Spain are getting themselves all in a flutter after Arsenal’s scout, Francis Cagigao, was pictured watching a game. It’s not clear which...

Key backroom staff member wanted by Madrid

by Lewis Ambrose Arsenal could have to fight to keep a key man off the field this summer after reports emerged that Real Madrid are...