Tag: Unai Emery

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

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Was this the reason behind the Ozil-Emery sideshow at Arsenal?

To the outside, it looked like Arsenal fans were losing their minds over a player who isn't any good and a manager who was winning more than he was losing, but the Unai Emery-Mesut Ozil sideshow was about more than that, including something the German might have muttered in Baku.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 27: Sokratis Papastathopoulos jokes with team mate Alexandre Lacazette during an Arsenal training session on the eve of their UEFA Europa League match against Eintracht Frankfurt at London Colney on November 27, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

What Arsenal players tweeted after Arsenal sacked Unai Emery and who said nothing at...

A few Arsenal players took to Twitter to express their thoughts about Unai Emery's sacking but it was also telling that quite a few did not, including the club captain.
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)

Arsenal told Kroenkes to sack Emery after Southampton game, flew to USA

Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham reportedly recommended that the club sack Unai Emery after the draw against Southampton last weekend.
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’s final Arsenal game: Player Ratings vs Frankfurt

Arsenal lost 2-1 to Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday, in what would turn out to be Unai Emery's final game as head coach of the club.

Media Roundup: The 10 candidates linked with the long-term Arsenal job

On Friday morning, Arsenal announced the news that Unai Emery had been sacked, and Freddie Ljungberg will take over on an interim basis.
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)

Aubameyang and Lacazette made it clear they would not re-sign under Emery says James...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette reportedly made it clear to Arsenal that they would not sign new deals with the club as long as Unai Emery was in charge.
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Freddie Ljungberg’s goal is to be Arsenal head coach says former teammate

Freddie Ljungberg's goal is to become Arsenal's head coach someday, according to former Gunner Anders Limpar and with Unai Emery's sacking, he's one step closer.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 30: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal walks off the pitch at half time during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on September 30, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Official: Unai Emery sacked by Arsenal – Freddie Ljungberg to take over

Unai Emery has been sacked by Arsenal after a run of poor performances and results left the club with no other option.
Emile Smith Rowe playing against Villarreal B (Photo via Twitter / ArsenalAcademy)

Video: Smith Rowe scores for u23s - overlooked by Emery despite shaking off injury

Emile Smith Rowe has shaken off his injury problems and he's impressing with the u23s, despite being overlooked by Unai Emery.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Eintracht Frankfurt at Emirates Stadium on November 28, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal hit new low as Unai Emery shows he can’t fix what he broke

Arsenal sunk to a new low against Eintrach Frankfurt when they blew another lead to lose 2-1 extending their run without a win to seven, a sequence not seen since 1992.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks on during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos living an English nightmare at Arsenal says report in Spain

A report from Spain claims that Dani Ceballos is living an 'English nightmare' as an update on his injury confirmed he would be out for another month.

Arsenal staff believe it’s just a matter of time until Unai Emery is sacked

Arsenal staff feel it's now just a matter of time until the club part ways with Unai Emery, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Manager of Arsenal, Unai Emery makes a point during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players set to return from injury to start: Predicted lineup vs Frankfurt

Arsenal face Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday, with the chance to qualify for the Europa League knockout stages and claim top spot in their group.
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 29: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks dejected as he walks past the Europa League Trophy after collecting his runners up medal following his team's defeat in the UEFA Europa League Final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Baku Olimpiya Stadionu on May 29, 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Some at Arsenal wanted to extend Unai Emery’s contract in the summer

According to David Ornstein speaking at the end of October, some at Arsenal wanted to extend Unai Emery's contract in the summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Unai Emery offers brave view on his Arsenal future

Unai Emery showed a great deal of optimism about his future as he met with the press ahead of Arsenal's tie against Frankfurt on Thursday by saying his future is "today AND tomorrow."
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery looks on from the bench during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match between Vitoria Guimaraes SC and Arsenal FC at the Dom Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes on November 6, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

University cancels Unai Emery Managerial Masterclass due to ‘negative comments’

Unai Emery was expected to speak at the University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) in Wembley on Friday but the event has now been cancelled due to the negative comments' when it was announced.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Unai Emery manager of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

David Ornstein suggests Unai Emery's departure looks like a matter of 'when' now

It seems like Unai Emery's departure is a matter of 'when' rather than 'if', according to The Athletic's David Ornstein, though the coach is set to remain in charge for now.
BATH, ENGLAND - APRIL 04: In this photo illustration the new £1 pound coin is seen on April 4, 2017 in Bath, England. Currency experts have warned that as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, the value of the British pound, which has remained depressed against the US dollar and the euro since the UK voted to leave in the EU referendum, is likely to fluctuate. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

How much do Arsenal have to pay to sack Unai Emery?

The Arsenal head coach's contract runs until the end of next season, so if Arsenal want to get rid of him before then, they're going to have cough up, but how much do Arsenal have to pay to sack Unai Emery?
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery looks on from the bench during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match between Vitoria Guimaraes SC and Arsenal FC at the Dom Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes on November 6, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

Unai Emery changes Arsenal opposition prep completely, could explain problems

Unai Emery has reportedly cut Arsenal's live scouting of opposition in favour of videos that he watches himself.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 17: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal look on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on August 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Fears growing that Lacazette and Aubameyang won’t sign new deals with Emery in charge

There are serious concerns at Arsenal that star strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette won't commit to new deals with Unai Emery in charge, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

David Ornstein gives Unai Emery update ahead of Frankfurt clash

David Ornstein says Unai Emery is still set to be in charge for Thursday's Europa League clash with Frankfurt as things stand.
Arsenal's chairman Sir Chips Keswick (L) and chief executive officer Ivan Gazidis attend the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Paris-Saint-Germain vs Arsenal FC, on September 13, 2016 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. / AFP / FRANCK FIFE

Arsenal’s chairman reportedly considered submitting resignation after Southampton result

According to the Daily Telegraph, Arsenal's chairman Sir Chips Keswick, considered handing in his resignation such is his concern at what is going on at the club with the players now no longer behind the head coach.

Damning graph shows Arsenal’s decline under Unai Emery

Fewer things put into focus the decline of Arsenal as an attacking force than a graph published over the weekend by David Wall.

3 names emerge as Arsenal's hunt for Unai Emery successor begins

Arsenal have begun the search for a replacement for Unai Emery, despite a split at board level over whether he deserves more time.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Southampton FC at Emirates Stadium on November 23, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Unai Emery’s unbelievable comments show he doesn’t understand Arsenal at all

As Unai Emery met with the press after Arsenal's game on Saturday, quotes started to emerge on Twitter with one claiming he'd said "The...
Unai Emery (right) with Arsenal’s director of football Raúl Sanllehí. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Raul Sanllehi’s face tells a different story than Unai Emery’s mouth

Unai Emery has told assembled reporters at his post-match press conference that the club are behind him but reports of Raul Sanllehi and Edu in the mixed zone after the game tell a different story.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: A poppy is seen on the shirt of Lucas Torreira of Arsenal ahead of Remembrance Day during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Underperforming Arsenal midfielder given wrong thing by Unai Emery to improve

Unai Emery has reportedly given Lucas Torreira a series of videos of his own performances in a bid to get the midfielder playing better when he could simply play him in his preferred position instead.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 24: Rob Holding of Arsenal scores the second goal during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Rob Holding: It’s not a crisis yet

Rob Holding says Arsenal shouldn't panic about their situation just yet, as there's still time to get things back on track.
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 19: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal applauds the fans after the UEFA Europa League group F match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Arsenal FC at on September 19, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Unai Emery confirms talk with Granit Xhaka after midfielder publicly demanded a solution

Unai Emery says he's had a conversation with Granit Xhaka since the midfielder's return from international duty and suggests reintegration is now on the agenda.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Tierney and Bellerin finally set to start a league game together: Predicted lineup vs...

Arsenal face Southampton at the Emirates Stadium as the Premier League returns this weekend after the international break.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery looks on from the bench during the UEFA Europa League Group F football match between Vitoria Guimaraes SC and Arsenal FC at the Dom Afonso Henriques stadium in Guimaraes on November 6, 2019. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

Who will be the next Arsenal manager?

While the ongoing saga around Granit Xhaka may have deflected some attention, there is little doubt that Arsenal manager Unai Emery is living on borrowed time.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Arsenal and Stade Rennais at Emirates Stadium on March 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images)

Will Unai Emery be the next Premier League manager sacked?

Arsenal fans want Unai Emery out of the club but as Jose Mourinho takes over from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham, will the Spaniard be the next to go?
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 223: Everything but Emery

In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Anita discuss all the Arsenal news in the international break: Club statements, Arsenal...
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Manager of Arsenal, Unai Emery makes a point during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

David Ornstein gives updates on Unai Emery, Jose Mourinho rumours and January transfer plans

David Ornstein has provided an update on Arsenal's managerial situation and possible January transfers, but fair warning, it's not a particularly exciting one.
SWANSEA, WALES - SEPTEMBER 24: Mikel Arteta, Assistant coach of Manchester City looks on during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on September 24, 2016 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Can Mikel Arteta rescue the struggling Gunners?

After a run of bad form which has seen his team lose two of their last four Premier League matchups and concede leads to draw the other two, Arsenal manager Unai Emery is under all sorts of pressure to see out the season.

Arsenal hierarchy see next six games as Unai Emery’s opportunity to turn things around

The Arsenal higher-ups see the club's next six games as an opportunity for Unai Emery to turn things around for the team, according to reports.

Raul Sanllehi: We share the frustration with our fans

Raul Sanllehi and Vinai Venkatesham met 200 Arsenal staff at a planned get-together where they both addressed Arsenal's faltering form under Unai Emery.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 30: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on October 30, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Unai Emery needs to stop citing ‘young players’ as a cause of his problems...

After Arsenal's latest Premier League defeat to Leicester City, Unai Emery repeated a previous excuse relating to the club's young players.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Unai Emery gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Awful news as Arsenal confirm Unai Emery position via David Ornstein

Arsenal have no intention of getting rid of Unai Emery before the end of the season and are "100%" behind him according to David Ornstein.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 02: Manager of Arsenal, Unai Emery makes a point during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 02, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Player vote for Arsenal captaincy wasn’t Unai Emery’s idea

The player vote for Arsenal's five captains this season wasn't actually Unai Emery's idea, according to a report.