Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been sacked after 18 months at the helm of the London club.
Unai has been sacked following a series of below per performance at the Gunners and now leaves with the entire of his coaching club.
Josh Kroenke who spoke on behalf of the Arsenal board and our owners Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, said:
“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 Spaniard has failed to rekindle the moments at the Emirates, falling way below former boss Arsene Wenger’s performance at the club.
According to the statement on the club website, club legend has been tasked with guiding the club in the meantime.
“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,” the statement reads in part.
The Swede has taken to social media to rally support from the Arsenal faithful, promising to do the best that will restore the glory of the club that now lies eighth in the league standings.
“However long I oversee Arsenal for I will give everything I have to put smiles on faces again. We have a busy few weeks ahead and the team needs your support. Let’s get to work,” he wrote on Twitter.