Arsenal have all however accomplished the signing of Borussia Dortmund chief scout Sven Mislintat, in response to reviews within the German media.
Final week, sources informed ESPN FC that Arsenal have been in talks with Mislintat over taking on the position of chief scout on the Emirates Stadium, and Bild and kicker then confirmed on the weekend that an settlement between the 2 golf equipment has been reached.
Mislintat will be part of Arsenal this calendar yr, with the Gunners paying a price of between €1-2 million to Dortmund, the place he’s below contract till 2021. He’ll reportedly earn a yearly wage of €1.8m.
The 45-year-old, nicknamed “Diamond Eye” in Germany, has been credited with a lot of Dortmund’s profitable signings lately, together with Shinji Kagawa, Robert Lewandowski, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raphael Guerreiro and Ousmane Dembele.
Whereas there has but to be an official announcement from both membership, Dortmund didn’t deny the reviews when rejecting rumours that sporting director Michael Zorc is ready to comply with Mislintat to the Emirates Stadium.
Earlier this summer time, Bayern Munich ended an try to rent Mislintat as their new technical director.
Mislintat has additionally been linked with German golf equipment Fortuna Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover and Stuttgart throughout his spell of over 10 years at Dortmund.
Stephan Uersfeld is the Germany correspondent for ESPN FC. Observe him on Twitter @uersfeld.