Henri Biancheri, a former general manager at French side Monaco, has confirmed that he would be interetsed in becoming Arsenal’s director of football.
The 74-year-old worked with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger in a similar position at Monaco when Wenger was in charge there.
“I am very good friends with Arsene and he knows what my value is,” Biancheri, who left Monaco this season, told The Guardian newspaper.
“I am open to whatever propositions or proposals he may have.”
Wenger said he would have the be appointing the club’s first director of football following the departure of vice-chairman David Dein.
Biancheri spent 19 years at Monaco, where he was involved in signing Thierry Henry.
Despite the departure of his close ally Dein, Wenger insists he will see out his contract, which expires in 2008.