Arsenal Turn Down Adams For Assistant

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Arsenal have turned down the chance to appoint Tony Adams as Assistant Manager.

wearethenorthbank.comunderstands that the Arsenal legend made it clear to his former club that he would like to be considered for the job.

He has visited Arsenal’s training ground, London Colney, on a number of occasions in the past few weeks as well as being at the Emirates for the recent Chelsea match.

Arsenal have decided not to take up on their former captain’s application as it’s believed that they want to employ from within the club.

Steve Bould – Adams’ centre half partner for the majority of his career – is the favourite to take over from Pat Rice – who is to retire due to knee problems – having impressed, coaching the Youth team for the past 11 years.

Reserve team coach, Neil Banfield, is also in the running to replace Rice.