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According to reports from the Metro, Arsenal have completed the signing of Borussia Dortmund chief scout Sven Mislintat, according to reports in the German media.
Reports from the German newspaper, revealed that Arsenal were in talks with Mislintat over taking over the role of chief scout at the Emirates Stadium, and Bild and kickerthen confirmed at the weekend that an agreement between the two clubs has been reached.
Mislintat will join Arsenal this calendar year, with the Gunners paying a fee of between €1-2 million to Dortmund, where he is under contract until 2021. He will reportedly earn a yearly salary of €1.8m.
The 45-year-old, nicknamed “Diamond Eye” in Germany, has been credited with a number of Dortmund’s successful signings in recent years, including Shinji Kagawa, Robert Lewandowski, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raphael Guerreiro and Ousmane Dembele.
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