Former Arsenal cult hero reveals new career alongside Gary Neville as he helps lead major project | The Sun

ARSENAL cult hero Philippe Senderos has revealed his next career move four years after hanging up his boots.

The retired defender will join up with a host of other big footballing names to lead a major new project.

Senderos will be joined by the likes of Gary Neville, former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein, and ex-Lionesses star Eni Aluko to work at the English PFA's new Business School initiative.

The 38-year-old has been revealed as a lecturer after taking up a key role in delivering their new player Development Programme.

The aim is to help train and support current players prepare for their careers within football when they retire.

The course will provide players will knowledge of the football industry as a business with a focus on areas such as media, football agents, and other potential ventures.


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Former England and Manchester United star Neville will also lecture on the course, while Dein and Aluko and former Scotland star Dougie Freedman are among the teaching staff.

Senderos had spent three years as a sporting director at Swiss outfit Servette FC before leaving the role earlier this year.

He will be using that experience to work with Spanish goalkeeping legend Andoni Zubizarreta to deliver a course on Global Football Sport Directorship.

Senderos said: "Delighted to be part of the excellent new initiative of the PFA Business School’s Player Development Programme.

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"I’m honoured to teach alongside the excellent experts the PFA has assembled for this initiative."

Senderos has recently been working in a key role within the PFA in England.

He joined the Gunners in 2003 and was part of the Invincibles team that lifted the Premier League trophy in 2003-2004 and won the FA Cup with the club in 2005.

Senderos was a rotational player in the Gunners squad under Wenger.

The defender made 64 appearances for the North London side before leaving in 2010 for Fulham.

He later joined Rangers on a free transfer on the final day of the summer transfer window in 2016.

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