The Premier League club,Arsenal, has officially confirmed the signing of Raul Sanllehi from Barcelona yesterday, Tuesday.
Arsenal has officially confirmed that Barcelona’s football director, Raul Sanllehi, who has worked with Barcelona for 14 years, and he will join Arsenal by the 1st of February next year, 2018.
Raul Sanllehi will work with Arsenal’s current manager, Arsene Wenger, in order to improve the Premier League club who didn’t win the Premier League since over 13 years, and the club board and manager are getting heavily criticized by the fans and football experts for not signing big players or having a real competition in the Premier League.
The football director position was heavily criticized by Arsene Wenger, but now it seems Arsene Wenger and Arsenal will have a football director who will interfere with signing the players and negotiating with the players for their contracts.
Knowing that Raul Sanllehi was from the very few people who contributed of bringing Neymar from Santos to join FC Barcelona, and was one of the influential men in Europe in signing big names and players, which Arsenal will benefit of to sign big players, and maybe help negotiating to extend Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil contracts.