Unai Emery: Arsenal sack boss after 18 months in charge
Unai Emery was sacked as Arsenal manager after 18 months in charge.
The Spaniard, who formerly led Paris and also won Europa Leagues with Sevilla, was appointed Gunners manager in May 2018.
He is to be replaced on a temporary basis by helper and former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg.
Arsenal stated the decision was”taken due to performances and results not being in the amount needed”.
The Gunners lost 2-1 at home and haven’t won in seven matches.
They are with no Premier League success October and eight points away from the top four.
They finished fifth in the first season in charge of Emery in Emirates Stadium later he replaced Wenger.
The Gunners began this year with victories against Burnley and Newcastle, but this run ended with defeat before draws with north London rivals Tottenham and Watford followed.
Their past Premier League victory was 1-0 win over Bournemouth.
On Saturday , they fought to a 2-2 draw in their sixth of the year – to Southampton at home, with Alexandre Lacazette scoring an equaliser.
After Javi Gracia and Mauricio Pochettino departed Tottenham and Watford respectively emery is the third dismissal from the English top flight this season.
Arsenal victory came against Vitoria Guimaraes at the Europa League on 24 October, in which they had two Nicolas Pepe free-kicks that were late to secure a triumph.
More to follow.