Date: 23rd March 2017 at 7:40pm
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’s head of recruitment, Francis Cagigao, is being headhunted by several top clubs in Spain, and South America, as well as a leading side.

Cagigao is one of Arsene Wenger’s closest aides and was the one who bought Cesc Fabregas to the club and also recommended , and Alexis Sanchez to the Arsenal manager.

Cagigao has a contract until summer 2020 at the Emirates, but Sky Sports claim a top-six Spanish club is targeting the 48-year-old for a role, but face competition from several European outfits, including on of Arsenal’s Premier League rivals.

Cagigao started at Arsenal as a scout but has since become of Wenger’s key members of staff for identifying and acquiring young players for below market prices, and would be viewed as a huge blow to the Frenchman’s backroom staff should the Spaniard be snapped up this summer.