Arsenal Women have appointed Jonas Eidevall as their new head coach.Eidevall, 38, joins from Swedish aspect Rosengard after serving to the Malmo-based membership attain the quarter-finals of final season’s Women’s Champions League.
He succeeds Joe Montemurro, who left Arsenal this summer time having guided the Gunners to the 2018-19 Women’s Super League title and Continental League Cup in 2018.After initially teaching in males’s soccer, Eidevall joined Rosengard first as an assistant after which as the head coach, reaching back-to-back titles in 2013 and 2014.He had a short spell as Henrik Larsson’s assistant at Helsingborgs, earlier than returning to Rosengard and main them to the 2018 Swedish Cup and their first league title in 4 years in 2019.
“Arsenal have a wealthy historical past, extra profitable than another girls’s staff in England,” stated Eidevall.
“I wish to add to those honours. It’s tremendous necessary that we win, and we will probably be very formidable about that, nevertheless it’s much more necessary that we stay the values and defend the membership badge on a day-to-day foundation. I can’t wait to do this at Arsenal.”
Joe Montemurro left Arsenal on the finish of final season and is now in cost at Juventus
Arsenal chief govt Vinai Venkatesham stated Eidevall was the “standout candidate”.”He will convey the type of soccer that Arsenal followers wish to see,” stated Venkatesham. “He’s somebody who likes to play on the entrance foot, high-tempo, engaging, attacking soccer.”The factor that basically got here out in all of our interactions with Jonas is how a lot he needed to hitch Arsenal and his want to be a part of this membership, his want to be a part of our future and to assist us ship our ambitions going ahead. So we’re delighted that he is becoming a member of us.”