2018 was a year of great change for Arsenal, the most obvious example being the end of Arsene Wenger’s incredible reign at the north London club.
As well as the Gunners legend departing in the summer, though, former chief executive Ivan Gazidis left in September this year for AC Milan, while Raul Sanllehi now serves as the club’s Director of Football in a significant change in management structure.
But has this period of transition at Arsenal affected the Women’s team? Results suggest not: Arsenal Women are currently top of the division as the Women’s Super League gets back underway this weekend, and star midfielder Jordan Nobbs has revealed to Football FanCast that the impact on her side of the club has been minimal.
When asked whether the changes have affected Arsenal Women, Nobbs replied; “Not one little bit. From minute one we were fully supported. Trevor (Saving) and Ivan (Gazidis), who has just left, were incredible at coming in, seeing us, speaking to us and letting us know that Arsenal Women are highly on their forefront.”
And the England international also shared memories from Wenger’s time in charge; “I was sponsored by Puma when I first came here and me, Olivier Giroud and Arsene Wenger went in a private jet to an event in Germany and he was one of the loveliest guys, so easy to talk to. A lovely person. It’s all credit to what he’s done here at Arsenal. He’s a true legend within this club.”
Click here to check out Football FanCast’s full interview with the Arsenal Women midfielder ahead of the return of the WSL.
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