Edu has held negotiations over signing Gremio attacker Everton Soares for Arsenal, according to the latest reports in Brazil.
Arsenal officially confirmed Edu as their new technical director earlier this week and the Brazilian has taken up his role following his country’s Copa America campaign where Edu worked as the general coordinator for the national team.
Everton, meantime, played a key role in his nation’s Copa America success a couple of weeks a go and ended as the tournament’s Golden Boot winner with three goals. The winger was also named Man of the Match for his display in Brazil’s 3-1 win against Peru in the final.
According to Globo Esporte and UOL, Arsenal started discussions over a move for the player while Copa America was still ongoing and the technical director was able to feed information about the star back to the club.