Boro Primorac (born 5 December 1954) is a Bosnian Croat coach and a former Yugoslav international. Currently, he is the first team coach at Arsenal.
As a player, Primorac was an accomplished international centre half who captained Yugoslavia in the late 1970s. While playing for Velež Mostar and Hajduk Split, his jersey number was 5.
Now a respected coach, Primorac works as right-hand man to Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger. He worked with the Frenchman at Grampus Eight in Japan before joining him at Highbury in March 1997. They have been friends for more than 20 years. He has also worked for AS Cannes and Valenciennes.
Primorac is fluent in nine languages: Croatian, Macedonian, French, English, Japanese, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.
His son Jure Primorac is a professional footballer.Close