Arsenal sack head of youth scouting as part of academy shake-up

5 November 2019

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Photo: Getty Images Morrow was appointed by Arsenal at the beginning of the 2008/9 season.

Youth scouting chief Steve Morrow leaves as part of a planned restructuring of the club's academy, according to the Evening Standard.

Several other staff members of the Gunners' academy are expected to leave as Per Mertesacker, head of the academy, seeks to make his mark on the club's youth setup.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The head of youth scouting at Arsenal's academy Steve Morrow has parted company with the London club, according to the Evening Standard, as part of a major restructuring lead by Per Mertesacker. 

Mertesacker, who heads up the club's academy, is also expected to let several other staff members go as he seeks to make his mark on the youth operation at Arsenal. 

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