Arsenal afraid of becoming the ‘next Manchester United’ by sacking Unai Emery

first_imgArsenal are standing by Emery during a dismal spell (Picture: Getty)‘We share the frustration with our fans, Unai, players and all out staff as they are not at the level we want or expect.‘Things need to improve to meet our objectives for the season, and we firmly believe Unai is the right man for the job, together with the backroom team we have in place.‘We are all working intenstively behind the scenes to turn things around are confident we will.‘We never take our fantastic support for granted. We hope we can all stick together and get behind the team in this challenging period, as together we are stronger.’MORE: Charlie Nicholas slams Unai Emery for starting Arsenal trio Calum Chambers, Rob Holding and Matteo GuendouziMORE: Riyad Mahrez came very close to joining Arsenal in 2016 and bemoans ‘losing two years at the highest level’ Comment Arsenal fans are calling for Emery’s head (Picture: Getty)Arsenal chiefs are wary of becoming ‘another Manchester United’ by sacking Unai Emery without a clear plan in place, reports say.Emery is under increasing pressure at Arsenal after the Gunners defeat to Leicester City left them eight points adrift of fourth place in the Premier League.Arsenal now have a mountain to climb to qualify for next season’s Champions League, but the club are resisting calls for Emery to be axed.The Athletic claim the Arsenal hierarchy will continue to be cautious in their decision-making after watching how United has conducted their business in recent years.ADVERTISEMENT Leicester 2- 0 Arsenal: Unai Emery post-match press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:35FullscreenLeicester 2- 0 Arsenal: Unai Emery post-match press conference is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho have all been shown the door at United, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer now currently in charge at the club.AdvertisementAdvertisementUnited’s high-profile sackings have come without a clear successor in mind and Solskjaer was only given the position after impressing as caretaker manager.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 CityArsenal are concerned about repeating the same mistakes at the Emirates and Emery appears confident his position is safe.The club insist they will not fire Emery during the international break and head of football Raul Sanllehi has publicly backed his manager.‘We are as disappointed as everyone else with both our results and performances at this stage of the season,’ said Sanllehi. Coral BarryTuesday 12 Nov 2019 9:27 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link344Shares Arsenal afraid of becoming the ‘next Manchester United’ by sacking Unai Emery Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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