Edu – We’re 100 per cent dedicated to youth | Interview | Information
With Arsenal already having made the primary strikes within the switch window, our technical director Edu has outlined our recruitment technique this summer season.
Brazil youth worldwide ahead Marquinhos was the primary to reach in June. The 19 yr outdated has joined from Sao Paulo, and can seen as very a lot one for the longer term.
Extra lately we accomplished the signing of Portugal under-21 worldwide midfielder Fabio Vieira. The 22 yr outdated was an integral participant at Porto, and was named Participant of the Match on the current European Beneath-21 Championships in Hungary and Slovenia.
As well as, our Hale Finish graduate Eddie Nketiah (23) has lately signed a brand new long-term contract with the membership, after scoring 10 occasions final season. So is that this funding in youth set to proceed to be a serious a part of the membership’s plans?
“100 per cent,” Edu confirmed. “That needs to be Arsenal.
“We’ve to enter the marketplace for thrilling gamers with the precise age, proper perspective and proper mentality. We wish to see a membership like Arsenal with a younger squad, an thrilling squad with an enormous, large future as a result of as I mentioned final summer season, the thought is to have a younger squad. We wish to give them the chance to play collectively for 2, three, 4, 5 or 6 seasons.
“We nonetheless have rather a lot to do however we’re actually excited to begin the season with the gamers we goal and the gamers we wish to signal.”
Edu added that the work in figuring out potential targets is ongoing, and there was loads of planning over the previous few months.
“This summer season is simply the consequence of what we have been engaged on rather a lot, to attempt to discover the perfect gamers, the perfect targets,” he mentioned.
“We establish actually what we’d like within the squad, so once we began this summer season, we’re ready.
“Fabio is an effective instance as a result of we moved shortly as a result of we ready to get Fabio a very long time in the past after which once we face it, we make issues occur.”
Chatting with Arsenal Media lately, our technical director completed by saying he expects the membership to announce extra switch information quickly.
“Sure I feel we nonetheless have some good conversations and constructive conversations to be truthful. I hope we may give to the followers some excellent news.”
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