Sven Mislintat claims Arsenal offered him technical director role and reveals their new transfer strategy

first_img Metro Sport ReporterFriday 19 Jul 2019 8:29 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link39Shares Mislintat joined Arsenal during the final stages of Arsene Wenger’s reign (Getty Images)‘Last summer there were leadership changes at Arsenal,’ Mislintat said in an interview with 11Freunde via Arseblog.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It had actually been agreed that I would become technical director, so then I would be around the team on a daily basis.‘But the new leadership had their own agenda and other candidates. On top of that, we had different approaches. Sven Mislintat says he was initially offered Arsenal’s technical director role (Getty Images)Sven Mislintat claims Arsenal reneged on their offer to make him their new technical director and has revealed that the Gunners have now drastically changed their transfer strategy after his exit.The 46-year-old spent just 14 months at Arsenal and oversaw several key transfers during his time with the Gunners including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bernd Leno, Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi.But the man who was nicknamed ‘Diamond Eye’ in Germany after his string of shrewd signings for Borussia Dortmund surprisingly left Arsenal in February and has now returned to Germany to become Stuttgart’s sporting director.Mislintat claims that he was offered Arsenal’s technical director role before Edu and believes the Gunners’ hierarchy are no longer working ‘independently’ in the transfer market and are now heavily reliant on clubs and agents offering players.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Commentcenter_img Sven Mislintat left Arsenal after just 14 months at the club (Getty Images)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Previously we had a strong systematic approach to transfers, a mixture of watching things live as well as quality data and video analysis, Arsenal actually owns their own data company.‘That meant that we acted independently, we knew about all markets and players in all positions that came into question.‘However, the new leadership work more strongly with what they are offered from clubs or agents through their own networks.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Sven Mislintat claims Arsenal offered him technical director role and reveals their new transfer strategy Advertisementlast_img

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