EPL: Arsenal strike back to end winless run at West Ham

Arsenal came from behind to end their nine-match winless streak as Freddie Ljungberg enjoyed his first victory as interim manager at the expense of his former club West Ham. Eighteen-year-old Gabriel Martinelli marked his full Premier League debut by side-footing an equaliser which cancelled out Angelo Ogbonna’s deflected first-half opener at London Stadium. Within nine minutes, Nicolas Pepe had curled a magnificent second into the top corner and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fired in a third reports the BBC. The salvo turned the game on its head and piled the pressure on…

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Brighton’s Maupay piles misery on Ljungberg’s Arsenal at Emirates

*Newcastle out gun Sheffield United 2-0 Rome was not built in a day and Freddie Ljungberg is discovering Arsenal’s decline has hardly been a short-term issue either. It will take a prodigious effort, whether from the new interim head coach or anyone else, to whip this group of players into shape and that impression was confirmed in the starkest terms. Brighton dominated most of Ljungberg’s first home game in charge, fully deserving the win given to them by Adam Webster and, 10 minutes from the end, Neal Maupay. Arsenal were…

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Report: Arsenal line up Freddie Ljungberg as Unai Emery’s replacement

Arsenal are lining up Freddie Ljungberg as a replacement for Unai Emery, according to reports. The Gunners’ 2-1 defeat at home to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday evening could finally be the tipping point for the club’s hierarchy, who are set to meet on Friday to resolve Emery’s future. Arsenal have now failed to register a win in their last seven games in all competitions under Emery, while his out-of-form side are already eight points behind fourth-placed Chelsea in the Premier League, reports metro.co.uk. According to widespread…

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Arsenal insist Unai Emery is ‘the right man for the job’

Arsenal have given Unai Emery a public vote of confidence, backing him to turn their fortunes around but adding a clear caveat that the team’s form must improve. Emery’s position has come under scrutiny after a turbulent start to the season that has brought a run of one win in six Premier League games. They are eight points behind fourth-placed Manchester City and nine short of Leicester, who beat them 2-0 on Saturday and sit in second place. There is an appetite at boardroom level to give Emery, who replaced…

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Report: Arsenal hold talks with Luis Enrique to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal have held talks with Luis Enrique as a potential replacement for Unai Emery, according to reports in Spain. Emery is under increasing pressure at Arsenal following his side’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday, which has left the club eight points behind fourth place. The Gunners have also registered just one win in their last six Premier League matches, while fans are now calling on Emery to be sacked during the international break, reports metro.co.uk. Last week, reports claimed that Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi had met…

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Report: Arsenal hold talks with Luis Enrique to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal have held talks with Luis Enrique as a potential replacement for Unai Emery, according to reports in Spain. Emery is under increasing pressure at Arsenal following his side’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday, which has left the club eight points behind fourth place. The Gunners have also registered just one win in their last six Premier League matches, while fans are now calling on Emery to be sacked during the international break, reports metro.co.uk. Last week, reports claimed that Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi had met…

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Report: Arsenal hold talks with Luis Enrique to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal have held talks with Luis Enrique as a potential replacement for Unai Emery, according to reports in Spain. Emery is under increasing pressure at Arsenal following his side’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday, which has left the club eight points behind fourth place. The Gunners have also registered just one win in their last six Premier League matches, while fans are now calling on Emery to be sacked during the international break, reports metro.co.uk. Last week, reports claimed that Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi had met…

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Report: Arsenal hold talks with Luis Enrique to replace Unai Emery

Arsenal have held talks with Luis Enrique as a potential replacement for Unai Emery, according to reports in Spain. Emery is under increasing pressure at Arsenal following his side’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday, which has left the club eight points behind fourth place. The Gunners have also registered just one win in their last six Premier League matches, while fans are now calling on Emery to be sacked during the international break, reports metro.co.uk. Last week, reports claimed that Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi had met…

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I want to leave, Granit Xhaka tells Arsenal

Granit Xhaka has told Arsenal he wants to leave but the Gunners are concerned about selling the midfielder in January, according to reports. The Switzerland international was stripped of the Arsenal captaincy this week for his irate response to supporters who booed him off the pitch in the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace last month. Xhaka has not played for Arsenal since the draw against Roy Hodgson’s side at the Emirates Stadium and Unai Emery has been evasive when asked about whether the midfielder still has a future at the…

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Portuguese traffic forces Arsenal Europa League game switch

Arsenal will play their Europa League group game against Vitoria SC at an unusual time on Wednesday, to avoid traffic congestion in Portugal. The tie will be played at 15:50 GMT on November 6 – a day earlier than the other 23 fixtures taking place. Portuguese rivals Braga host Besiktas at the Municipal Stadium on Thursday, 15 miles from Vitoria’s home ground. By moving Arsenal’s game, UEFA hopes to ease pressure on Portuguese authorities and avoid busy traffic, reports the BBC. As well as moving the fixture a day earlier,…

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