Arsenal line up Freddie Ljungberg as Unai Emery’s replacement

first_img Metro Sport ReporterFriday 29 Nov 2019 7:58 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.4kShares Arsenal’s hierarchy will hold a meeting about Unai Emery’s future on Friday (Getty Images)More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityAdvertisementAdvertisementThe 42-year-old, who won two Premier League titles and three FA Cup trophies as a player at Arsenal, is currently part of Emery’s first-team coaching staff.ESPN report that senior figures at Arsenal are now viewing Emery’s position at the club as ‘untenable’.Ljungberg’s first match as manager could be this Sunday as Arsenal travel to Norwich City in the Premier League. Arsenal line up Freddie Ljungberg as Unai Emery’s replacement Comment Advertisementcenter_img Ljungberg could be in charge for Arsenal’s clash with Norwich on Sunday (AFP via Getty Images)When asked about his future after the defeat to Frankfurt, Emery admitted that Arsenal ‘are not in a good moment’.‘I can understand now all the criticism about the team, about me,’ said the Spaniard.‘We are not in a good moment. My work and my job is first analysis and then prepare for the match on Sunday. Today we improved things, but it was not enough.‘We need to win and to gain confidence. I think we are better than we are showing, the players, the coaches and me.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Freddie Ljungberg is poised to take over from Unai Emery at Arsenal (Getty Images)Arsenal are lining up Freddie Ljungberg as a replacement for Unai Emery, according to reports.The Gunners’ 2-1 defeat at home to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday evening could finally be the tipping point for the club’s hierarchy, who are set to meet on Friday to resolve Emery’s future.Arsenal have now failed to register a win in their last seven games in all competitions under Emery, while his out-of-form side are already eight points behind fourth-placed Chelsea in the Premier League.According to widespread reports, Ljungberg is now favourite to take over from Emery on an interim basis until the end of the season.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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