NEWS
Wednesday September 27 2017
Barca think of Arnau as sporting director

Barcelona are considering bringing in Malaga sporting director Francesc Arnau (pictured left) to replace Robert Fernandez after a turbulent summer.

According to Diario Sport, Robert has yet to submit his report of the work he carried out during the summer months to president Josep Maria Bartomeu although it could not be enough to save his position.

Gerard Deulofeu, Nelson Semedo, Paulinho and Ousmane Dembele were among the arrivals at the Camp Nou but the headlines were stolen by the exit of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.

42-year-old Arnau spent six seasons at the Blaugrana as a player before joining the Andalucians in 2001 and has been widely lauded for the job he has done at La Rosaleda as sporting director since 2015.

Football Italia website