Arsenal legend slams gunners transfer bosses as ‘out of their depth’


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Tony Adams thinks the scouting network at Arsenal has “been blown up” in recent years with the likes of Edu and Raul Sanllehi “out of their depth”.

The likes of technical director Edu and head of football Sanllehi have been drafted in over recent seasons as Arsenal have developed a new football infrastructure at the Emirates Stadium.

This summer the club spent a lot of money on Nicolas Pepe and Kieran Tierney, who have struggled to make a big impact, while their other pricey arrival, William Saliba, has been on loan at St Etienne for the season.

And Adams thinks the Gunners’ recent recruitment has been poor, with the scouting network failing in recent times.

“My fundamental issue is with recruitment,” Adams told talkSPORT. “I think the club is going through such a recruitment issue at the moment, it’s not relying on agents.

“That’s not the way to go; It’s not Arsenal DNA I’m afraid. I don’t like it. I’ve got to say it publicly.

“It took Steve…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper