Arsenal announce major appointment, as part of club shakeup

Arsenal: general view outside of the Remember Who You Are stadium wrap prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brentford FC at Emirates Stadium on February 11, 2023 in London, England.
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Arsenal have announced a big appointment behind the scenes, as the club's structure is set to recalibrate before a busy summer.

The Gunners confirmed in September of last year that Chief Executive Vinai Venkatesham is to depart after 14 years of service at the end of this season, leading to a change above manager Mikel Arteta. Venkatesham reports to owners Kroenke Sports Entertainment, alongside sporting director and former midfielder, Edu Gaspar. 

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Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.