Arsenal U-18 coach Frans de Kat will be taking up a new role at Dutch Football Association, and thus, will be leaving the Emirates Stadium at the end of the season.
The Dutchman will be taking up a role of a coordinator of Holland’s Training Academy. De Kat will be leaving Arsenal’s Hale End base for the same. De Kat will be responsible for providing training to the trainers and the coaches.
The Dutchman has been with Arsenal since 2014 as the head coach of the Uner-18s after a restructure of the Academy set up in Arsenal. he moved to Arsenal from the Dutch FA, wherein he was the coach for Under-15 and Under-16 levels. The 51-year-old coach had held positions at Dutch Clubs Willem ll Tilburg as the head of scouting and ADO Den Haag as the head of youth academy.