Gunners Manager, Eidevall, led Arsenal to the second spot in the Women’s Super League last season, falling just short of the title in a nail-biting last match day. This season they face a similar challenge from previous winners Chelsea, as they currently sit just below in second with a game in hand.
After joining in 2021, the Arsenal manager has overseen an impressive 25 wins in 31 games in the Women’s Super league.
Not only did he lead the Red Army to second spot last season, 3 out of 4 victories in the Women’s FA Cup highlight his managerial expertise away from the WSL.
Title-chasing Arsenal have proved their resilience and worth in the WSL again this season, with an average of 2.76 goals each game. Eidevall’s 76.47 win percentage and 2.41 points received per game sets the Gunners in a comfortable position for the remainder of this season, if this momentum is maintained.
An exciting start to their UEFA Champions League campaign, with 5 wins from the 8 games played, showcases Eidevall’s genius leadership when up against the best clubs in Europe.
Despite the numbers talking for themselves alone for Jonas’ brilliance, his character and portrayal speaks even greater volumes. The positive support that filters across during interviews and online, suggests his compassion for his players well-being and what lies behind his success.
Previously as Rosengard’s manager from 2012 to 2021, he hopes his years of experience will see Arsenal lift the trophy this season.
As Arsenal hit an injury crisis, including ACl injuries suffered by Vivianne Miedema and Beth Mead, the pressure to remain in form is ever growing for Eidevall’s side.
By playing Stina Blackstenuis more, with potentially a more direct style of play, he will get the best out of the super Swede- a great attacking threat. Lina Hurtig also offers another source of goals.
Alternatively, recruiting a replacement within the next month may be beneficial for the Gunners, as the duo of Mead and Miedema provided well over a third of Arsenal’s WSL goals last season. A move at this point in the season may just be on a temporary basis, but one that could ensure attacking security for Eidevall.
With arguably their toughest game of the season against current leader Chelsea as their next game, Eidevall will be working hard to maintain his positive impact on the club.