Raul Sanllehi is under pressure to define his era in the hot seat at the Emirates and underline his control in his position as Head of Football. The wheels have well and truly come off the wagon since the new hierarchy took charge and appointed Unai Emery.
Emery had a reasonable
If Arsenal continue on their current trajectory and maintain their dismal form, the board will actually be negligent if they allow the situation to get worse under Unai Emery.
One imagines that the words of Arsenal head of football Raul Sanllehi and managing director Vinai Venkatesham are still ringing in his
The Unai Emery Situation at Arsenal is rather reminiscent of Stephen King’s ‘Green Mile’ as the inmate announces, ‘Walking the mile, walking the mile. Dead man walking, walking the Green mile.’
For those that haven’t seen the classic film, it refers to the walk which follows a green line from the
Yes, there was a play on words in the headline. Sometimes you just have to indulge yourself and ‘flog off Xhaka’
gave me a degree of limited pleasure after his undistinguished Arsenal career virtually came to an end after Xhaka petulantly removed the Arsenal shirt and threw the captains armband at
I’m going to say it first and then work backwards. Unai Emery needs to leave Arsenal ! There, it’s out, however, I am incredibly wary about the next move, even though it’s clear that Emery is a poor fit.
Social media is awash with a list of candidates to replace the
Granit Xhaka looses Arsenal captaincy to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as confirmed by boss Unai Emery. This decision has come after the Swiss' outburst at the Emirates in a 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace last month.
Not a day goes by at the Emirates without some new revelation, rumour or story of division
It was inevitable that Granit Xhaka should be removed as Arsenal captain after his recent meltdown against Crystal Palace. Although one has a degree of sympathy for the way he was goaded by fans after meandering off the field, he was provoked more than anyone I can remember.
Having said that,
Arsenal really are misfiring this season under Emery and at this rate with two premiership wins in nine games and five points from their last four games, they are in imminent danger of falling out of the top six and heading for a mid table finish.
An over exaggeration ?
The embarrassing situation at the Emirates regarding the spat between Arsenal coach Unai Emery and his highly paid playmaker Mesut Ozil has taken a new, awkward twist.
With Xhaka facing a period out of the gunners first team, the door opened, ever so slightly and reluctantly for Ozil’s return. His inclusion
I tuned in eagerly to Unai Emery’s press conference post Xhaka gate, in the hope of seeing leadership and control but having watched the majority of it, there was a feeling in the pit of my stomach that the agreeable, well mannered Spaniard is out of his depth here.