Arsenal FC news: Barcelona supremo who was behind Neymar deal set to join Gunners

Raul Sanllehi [second left] is reportedly joining Arsenal

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Barcelona supremo Raul Sanllehi is set to join Arsenal as their new director of operations, according to reports in Spain.

Sanllehi comes with a growing reputation from his time at the Nou Camp, where he helped broker several big transfers.

In particular, he played an instrumental role in the signing of Neymar from Santos in 2013.

Now though Sanllehi is, according to Sport, set to join Arsenal as their new director of operations.

It is claimed he will work closely with Arsene Wenger on bringing in new transfer targets.

Sanllehi is reportedly good friends with Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis and he has given the green light for the deal.

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