Staff in their ticket office and commercial departments are also set to be laid off, less than nine months after 55 off-field employees were made redundant. Arsenal have also recently taken out a £120million Bank of England low-interest loan as part of a scheme for corporations that have struggled financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

An Arsenal spokesman said: “We are looking to improve the service we offer to supporters and are bringing our ticketing and services and premium operations together as one combined team. This will provide a more efficient service to our premium, general admission and supporters’ clubs around the world.