Tag: Unai Emery

Unai Emery was Head Coach of Arsenal Football Club from May 2018 to November 2019.

VILLARREAL, SPAIN: Yeremy Pino of Villarreal CF celebrates after scoring a goal during the LaLiga Santander match between Villarreal CF and RCD Espanyol at Estadio de la Ceramica on February 27, 2022. (Photo by Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images)

Unai Emery admits Villarreal will sell €45m 19yo Arsenal want

Villarreal's manager, Unai Emery, has admitted they will sell wonderkid Yeremy Pino if a big enough offer comes in.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Nicolas Pepe ofArsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on February 28, 2021 in Leicester, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images)

Arsenal ready to sell Nicolas Pepe to fund replacement

Arsenal are reportedly open to selling Nicolas Pepe in order to raise funds for other players.
Aaron Ramsdale and David Seaman at London Colney (Photo via Ramsdale on Instagram)

3 Arsenal awards, injury updates, jail + more: Arsenal news roundup

It's Manager and Player of the month time and Arsenal are all over those awards, while we have some fitness updates for some key players over the next month.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during their UEFA Europa league Group F football match between Arsenal and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Emirates stadium in London on November 28, 2019. - Unai Emery's troubled tenure at Arsenal ended with him being sacked on November 29, 2019 less than two years after being appointed with the club on their worst run since 1992 having failed to win for seven matches. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images)

Unai Emery releases statement on Newcastle United links

Unai Emery has confirmed that he plans to stay with Villarreal, despite interest from Newcastle United in recent days.
PXL_Dinamo Zagreb v Villarreal - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final: Leg One Coach of Villarreal Unai Emery with a protective mask at the end the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Dinamo Zagreb and Villarreal at Stadium Maksimir on April 8, 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia. GoranxStanzl/PIXSELL

Unai Emery changes his mind about Newcastle United job

Unai Emery is set to turn down the chance to manage Newcastle United and remain with Villarreal, according to reports.
Villarreal's Spanish coach Unai Emery gestures during the Spanish league football match between Real Betis and Villarreal CF at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville on December 13, 2020. (Photo by CRISTINA QUICLER / AFP) (Photo by CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP via Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms former Arsenal manager negotiations with Newcastle

The rumours surrounding an Unai Emery move to Newcastle United are starting to hot up, with David Ornstein weighing on the story.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 13: Head coach Unai Emery of Villarreal CF reacts during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and SD Huesca at Estadio de la Ceramica on September 13, 2020 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal manager favourite for Newcastle United job

Unai Emery is reportedly the favourite to take over as the new manager of Newcastle United over the upcoming international break.
April 29, 2021, Villarreal, Spain: Unai Emery of Villarreal CF and Mikel Arteta of Arsenal FC are seen during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final First Leg football match between Villarreal and Arsenal at Estadio de la Ceramica. Villarreal Spain Copyright: Xisco Navarro

How many Emery players has Mikel Arteta got rid of?

Unai Emery signed 12 players when he was Arsenal boss, so how many are left at the club and has Mikel Arteta really been clearing them all out?
Mavropanos set to sign for Stuttagrt permanently (via Bild)

€3m: Arsenal loan agreement has obligation to buy and bargain price

Forgotten Arsenal man, Konstantinos Mavropanos looks like he will leave Arsenal permanently next summer as he becomes another player shipped out without really being given a chance by Mikel Arteta.
Juventus' Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey reacts after missing a goal opportunity during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Udinese on January 3, 2021 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Marco BERTORELLO / AFP)

1 word: What Aaron Ramsey said about signing for Tottenham

Juventus want sell Aaron Ramsey and Tottenham are said to be one of the main suitors chasing his signature, but could the former Arsenal man really turn up in N17?

Unai Emery huge admirer of Arsenal 26yo as Villarreal pursue signing

Arsenal don't have an agreement to let Hector Bellerin go yet, but Unai Emery is a huge admirer and Villarreal are looking at a deal for him.
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3 years today: Unai Emery’s first Arsenal signing announced

Three years ago today, 5 June, Unai Emery's first signing was announced and it was a harbinger of things to come.
PXL_Dinamo Zagreb v Villarreal - UEFA Europa League Quarter Final: Leg One Coach of Villarreal Unai Emery with a protective mask at the end the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Dinamo Zagreb and Villarreal at Stadium Maksimir on April 8, 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia. GoranxStanzl/PIXSELL

Unai Emery posts social media message to Arsenal

Unai Emery posted on social media to celebrate Villarreal's progression to the Europa League final on Thursday, including a message to Arsenal.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang right scores their side s second goal of the game during the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021. Copyright: Stu Forster

Arteta, Emery and Aubameyang on Aubameyang

Mikel Arteta, Unai Emery, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang himself have all had their say on the club captain ahead of a crucial semi-final second leg.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Real Madrid set €25m-€30m price for midfielder at Arsenal who wants out

Real Madrid believe they can get between €25m and €30m for their midfielder at Arsenal which will no doubt make quite a lot of fans laugh their arses off.
NAPLES, ITALY - NOVEMBER 29: Henrix Mkhitaryan of AS Roma during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AS Roma at Stadio San Paolo on November 29, 2020 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

With Wenger, it was freedom: Mkhitaryan on changes at Arsenal under Emery

With three of his clubs and one former manager in the Europa League semi-finals, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been looking back on his time with Arsenal and Unai Emery.
SEVILLE, SPAIN - DECEMBER 13: Unai Emery, Head Coach of Villarreal looks on during the La Liga Santander match between Real Betis and Villarreal CF at Estadio Benito Villamarin on December 13, 2020 in Seville, Spain. Sporting stadiums around Spain remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Unai Emery: I have great memories at Arsenal

Unai Emery says he has great memories of his time with Arsenal and of his former players, ahead of their meeting with his Villarreal side on Thursday.
Hundreds of Arsenal fans gathered outside The Emirates Stadium in London in a oeKroenke out protest demanding the club owner Stanley Kroenke to leave. Owners of the six big British football clubs including Arsenal has become targets of fans after their failed attempt to form a European Super League last week. London United Kingdom - Copyright: Tayfun Salci

Where does Arsenal’s season rank in their worst so far?

If Arsenal win all their remaining Premier League games, they will finish with 61 points, so what does this total mean?
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal scores and celebrates 0-3 Slavia Prague v Arsenal, UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 2nd Leg, Football, Sinobo Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic - 15 Apr 2021 Slavia Prague v Arsenal, UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 2nd Leg, Football, Sinobo Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic - 15 Apr 2021 Copyright: Gabriel Kuchta/BPI/Shutterstock

New contracts & positions: Arsenal news this week

All the Arsenal news from this week rounded up in bitesize-chunks, filtering out the noise and nonsense to bring you pure news.
Coach of Arsenal Mikel Arteta in action during the FC European Football League quarterfinal match SK Slavia Prague vs Arsenal in Prague, Czech Republic, April 15, 2021. CTKxPhoto/OndrejxDeml CTK

Mikel Arteta on facing Unai Emery and Emery on facing Arsenal

After Arsenal's 5-1 aggregate win over Slavia Prague, Mikel Arteta was rewarded with a tie against the man he replaced, so how does he feel about facing Unai Emery?

Why Arsenal needed Unai Emery to fail

Unai Emery’s reputation among Arsenal fans hasn’t exactly been enhanced since he left the club but let's take a look back at why it might not have been a bad thing that he failed at Arsenal.
Kieran Tierney with Scotland (Photo via Glasgow Times)

Injuries, contracts & records: 10 Arsenal stories you probably missed

The international break bored us all stupid and, as a result, there might have been some stories you missed. Here are 10 of them.
Mikel Arteta vs Burnley (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta has lost as many as Unai Emery but in fewer games

Arsenal's defeat against Olympiacos was Mikel Arteta's 20th defeat as Arsenal manager, the same number that earned Unai Emery the sack.
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - MARCH 20: Jack Wilshere speaks during an England press conference session at St Georges Park on March 20, 2018 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Jack Wilshere on his Arsenal regret

Jack Wilshere has admitted that he probably shouldn't have left Arsenal but I'm not overly sure that would have been his choice.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20: Cohen Bramall of Birmingham City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Birmingham City at Griffin Park on February 20, 2018 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Cohen Bramall: It’s one of those things I’ll never forget

Cohen Bramall on what it was like to get the chance to train under Arsene Wenger and being binned by Unai Emery without a word
SEVILLE, SPAIN - DECEMBER 13: Unai Emery, Head Coach of Villarreal looks on during the La Liga Santander match between Real Betis and Villarreal CF at Estadio Benito Villamarin on December 13, 2020 in Seville, Spain. Sporting stadiums around Spain remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Unai Emery suspended for 2 games

Unai Emery has been hit with a two-match touchline ban for criticising decisions that went against his side as they lost 2-1 against Real Betis.
Arsene Wenger (R), manager of Arsenal FC and Mikel Arteta address the media during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of sixteen second leg match against FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on March 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

13 Arsene Wenger-era players remain at Arsenal

It has been quite the clearout and with Arsenal set to let Mesut Ozil leave for nothing, just who is left from Arsene Wenger's time at the club?
Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil’s exit signals end of era

Mesut Ozil arrived at Arsenal, heralding a new era, but has he turned out to be the last remnants of the old one?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

Arsenal held ‘positive’ meeting with Wilfried Zaha before signing Pepe

Wilfried Zaha recalls a positive meeting with Unai Emery in the summer of 2019, before Arsenal chose to sign Nicolas Pepe instead.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 19: Pau Torres of Villarreal CF looks on during the La Liga Santander match between Villarreal CF and SD Eibar at Estadio de la Ceramica on September 19, 2020 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Unai Emery unlikely to help Arsenal sign 22-year-old wanted by Real Madrid

Arsenal are reportedly showing strong interest in Pau Torres who wants a move to Real Madrid who also seem to want him.
Paris Saint-Germain's French forward Kylian MBappe (C) shakes hands of Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish head coach Unai Emery during a training session in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, west of Paris, on November 28, 2017 on the eve of the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Troyes. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

Unai Emery tips former player to sign for Real Madrid

Unai Emery has tipped Kylian Mbappe to sign for Real Madrid as Arsenal fans remember the days we were once linked with him
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 15: Mesut Oezil #10 of Arsenal jokes with teammates while warming up against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 15, 2019 in Commerce City, Colorado. (Photo by Timothy Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Laurent Koscielny explains what Mesut Ozil is like in training

Mesut Ozil is reportedly not playing football for Arsenal because he's not showing enough in training but that's not what most people say about him.
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 19: Francis Coquelin of Villarreal CF looks on during the La Liga Santander match between Villarreal CF and SD Eibar at Estadio de la Ceramica on September 19, 2020 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Francis Coquelin tears hamstring in blow to Unai Emery

Francis Coquelin has torn his hamstring not long after signing for Unai Emery at Villarreal and faces along time on the sidelines
VILLAREAL, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 13: Head coach Unai Emery of Villarreal CF reacts during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and SD Huesca at Estadio de la Ceramica on September 13, 2020 in Villareal, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

How is Unai Emery doing at Villarreal ahead of Barcelona showdown?

Unai Emery took over at Villarreal in the summer, looking to put his time in London behind him, so how is he getting on so far?
Villarreal's new Spanish coach Unai Emery (L) listens to Villarreal's president Fernando Roig during his official presentation at la Ceramica Stadium in Villarreal, on July 27, 2020. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Former Arsenal midfielder helps Unai Emery win

Francis Coquelin helped Unai Emery to his second win in four games as Villarreal manager ahead of the new La Liga season getting underway.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal makes a save from Sadio Mane of Liverpool during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

Emery's Villarreal planning bid for Arsenal star if Arteta can't convince him to stay

Unai Emery and Villarreal are planning a move for Emi Martinez if Mikel Arteta doesn't make the goalkeeper first choice this season.

3 Arsenal offers and an Arteta phonecall: Why Dani Ceballos said yes

Dani Ceballos is an Arsenal player for another season after 3 offers from Arsenal and Arteta's personal touch convinced him and Real Madrid
Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey (L) celebrates with Atletico Madrid's Argentine forward Angel Correa after scoring during the Spanish league football match between Valencia CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on February 14, 2020. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Arsenal sign another freebie as Aubameyang deal done: Arsenal news & gossip roundup

Pretty much every Arsenal news and gossip update you need all in one place right here and just updated
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Arsenal FC at Bramall Lane on October 21, 2019 in Sheffield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Unai Emery tables €30m bid for Matteo Guendouzi

Unai Emery may well be Matteo Guendouzi's biggest fan, but as the former Arsenal manager wants to bring the midfielder to Villarreal, the youngster might think he's bigger than the club thanks to Emery himself.
Coquelin signs for Unai Emery and Villarreal

Unai Emery signs former Arsenal midfielder

Unai Emery has signed Francis Coquelin and Dani Parejo from Valencia in a deal said to be worth around €10m for both.