BREAKING: Emery sack after 18 months in charge of Arsenal


Unai Emery has been sacked as Arsenal manager after 18 months in charge at the Emirate Stadium.
The 48-year-old Spanish coach was appointed as Gunners’ boss in May 2018 to succeeding Arsene Wenger after 22 years with the North London outfit who previously led Paris St-Germain to the Logue 1 title and won three Europa Leagues with Sevilla.Arsenal partway with Emery following club’s worst run of form since 1992 with the Gunners winless in seven games and eight points off the top four in the Premier League after 2-1 loss at home to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday night.Speaking on behalf of the Arsenal board and our owners Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, Josh Kroenke said on their club official website: “Our most sincere thanks go to Unai and his colleagues who were unrelenting in their efforts to get the club back to competing at the level we all expect and demand. We wish Unai and his team nothing but future success.” “The decision has been taken due to results and performances not being at the level required.”We have asked Freddie Ljungberg to take responsibility for the first team as interim head coach. We have full confidence in Freddie to take us forward. “The search for a new head coach is underway and we will make a further announcement when that process is complete.Arsenal’s last victory came against Vitoria Guimaraes in the Europa League on 24 October, in which they needed two late Nicolas Pepe free-kicks to secure a 3-2 win.However, Gunners will be appointing just their third manager in 23 years with the likes of Mikel Arteta, Massimiliano Allegri, and Nuno Espírito Santo expected to be under consideration for the role.  





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