Arsenal clinch January deal after Premier League raid
By Arsenal correspondent Tony Hughes
Arsenal have agreed a deal for a highly-regarded member of Leicester’s recruitment team, Football Insider sources understand.
Ben Wrigglesworth, the head of technical scouting who helped sign stars including Riyad Mahrez and N’Golo Kante, will join Arsene Wenger’s backroom team within weeks.
Wrigglesworth is currently on gardening leave at the King Power Stadium after agreeing a contract with Arsenal that will provide him with a considerably salary rise.
Leicester sit level on points Arsenal at the top of the Premier League table with 16 games remaining this season.