It's a big day for Arsenal fans.
After months of calling for Unai Emery's head, Arsenal have finally sacked their head coach today. Last night's 2-1 loss to
Had been some talk about whether Ljungberg's tenure might be limited by the coaching badges he holds. I'm told he has all the appropriate licences to be Arsenal head coach.— James Benge (@jamesbenge) November 29, 2019
Emery unaware of his fate when he led a final session this morning - prepared team for Norwich, expected to be in charge. But players were gathered afterwards as head of football Raul Sanllehi delivered news of Emery exit + Freddie Ljungberg installation on a temporary basis #AFC— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) November 29, 2019
We have always been clear that the real issues lay with the owner. We wish Unai Emery all the best.— AFC_WeCareDoYou? (@AfcWecaredoyou) November 29, 2019
We stay focussed on the ownership and custodianship of our club.#WeCareDoYou
Unai Emery at Arsenal:— Football Factly (@FootballFactly) November 29, 2019
18 months in charge
⚽ 78 games: W43 D16 L19
❌ Premier League win percentage: 49%
❌ No wins in seven - worst competitive run since 1992
❌ 54 days since the Gunners' last Premier League win pic.twitter.com/xCoZHFs6oS
Emery took Arsenal to the finals of the Europa League last season, but he was a wrong fit at the club. He had really big boots to fill after taking over from Arsene Wenger, and failed, rather miserably.
One year ago today, Unai Emery took over at Arsenal and has led them to the Europa League final pic.twitter.com/AczGKHHOp4— B/R Football (@brfootball) May 23, 2019
'Serial winners' Chelsea add another trophy - but @JohnCrossMirror says Emery needs to 'change the DNA' at Arsenal.— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) May 30, 2019
"They are weak, they are frail, they are fragile. They are losers as compared to Chelsea's winners."
Reaction as Chelsea lift the Europa League in Baku . pic.twitter.com/OUVed567Wl
Fans saying goodbye to Unai Emery pic.twitter.com/udDTEbKsJf— Simpsons Arsenal (@SimpsonsArsenal) November 29, 2019
Hi @UnaiEmery_ it wasn’t meant to be but good luck in the future.— Osman (@OsmanZtheGooner) November 29, 2019
Maybe, it was simply a case of the wrong manager at the wrong time. Emery knew his time was up months ago, but the board decided to stick with him.
Nevertheless, it's time to say "Good Ebening" and goodbye, Unai Emery!
It may not have gone to plan at Arsenal, but Unai Emery might just have been the most polite manager to grace the Premier League — Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 29, 2019
For one last time...pic.twitter.com/73Xp7j4rfU