Arsenal boss in quit shock

ARSENAL managing director Keith Edelman is leaving the club "in search of a fresh challenge."

ARSENAL managing director Keith Edelman is leaving the club "in search of a fresh challenge", the club revealed to the Stock Exchange this morning.

Edelman has spent eight years at the club and oversaw the move to the Emirates Stadium from Highbury.

He has resigned as a director of Arsenal Holdings PLC but "will be retained by the club for a 12-month period to ensure that a smooth transition takes place'.