Once a simple Arsenal academy player, Renee Slegers rejoins the Gunners with her newfound experience as a an assistant coach.
The 34-year old joined Arsenal during the 2006/2007 season, where she first embarked on her professional journey. She then found her place in Willem II, followed by the Swedish club Djurgårdens before ending her career at 2016.
She then made her return to the game in 2021, not as a player but as an assistant coach for Rosengard B. She later managed Rosengard under Jonas Eidevall’s wing, where where they steered the team into winning the Swedish league. In fact, the two managed to claim both the 2021 and 2022 Swedish league titles, further establishing her coaching skills.
Slegers is now back at her first club with a new role to fill, which is quite an exciting prospect.
Renee Slegers is seemingly very joyful to be back at Arsenal
Slegers seems quite happy to make the return home, and is fitting into her new workplace both quickly and easily.
“It’s fantastic to be coming back to Arsenal as an assistant coach. I talked to Jonas and he told me about the club and what he’s building – and when you look at the squad and the facilities, it’s fantastic to be here.” The coach expressed on Arsenal’s official web page.
The Swedish coach Jonas Eidevall is ecstatic to be working with Slegers, as the two are familiar with each other. In fact, both him and former wingback Clare Wheatley speak highly of the new member considering her titles and experience.
Slegers’ qualifications make her a great candidate for the position, while her past experience with the club guarantee her integration. Overall, the new assistant coach is perfect for the position.