Freddie Ljungberg speaks out after Paul Scholes’ criticism for not wearing suit at Norwich


first_img Coming Next Freddie Ljungberg speaks out after Paul Scholes’ criticism for not wearing suit at Norwich Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 3 Dec 2019 3:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link269Shares by Metro 1/1 Advertisement Skip Ad SPONSORED About Connatix V67539 Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Brighton are sit 16th in the Premier League table ahead of their trip to the Emirates (Picture: Getty)Ljungberg has been impressed by Brighton this season and knows Arsenal cannot afford to underestimate Graham Potter’s side on Wednesday night.‘They look good,’ Ljungberg added.‘They change formations a lot and are very well organised but we need to concentrate on our game.‘I need to develop how we play football and I’ll concentrate on that.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityOn recent criticism aimed at Arsenal’s defence, Ljungberg said: ‘My players try to defend and you have different types of players in the squad.‘If players are not super quick it can be difficult but we put out a structure.‘At Norwich sometimes it became a sprint and we want to stop that.’MORE: Aston Villa boss Dean Smith reacts to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s private chat with Jack Grealish Arsenal v Brighton preview: Freddie Ljungberg press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 9:48FullscreenArsenal v Brighton preview: Freddie Ljungberg press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-v-brighton-preview-freddie-ljungberg-press-conference-2062026/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.At his press conference ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Brighton, Ljungberg was asked about his outfit choice and brushed off Scholes’ comments.‘That’s extremely important,’ Ljungberg responded sarcastically.‘It happened so quickly that the suit was at the dry cleaners and I couldn’t get it ready,’‘I’ve seen in the Premier League coaches with a tracksuit, I’ve seen coaches with a suit and I’ve seen coaches with a sweater so I’ll decide on matchday which one I will use.‘I haven’t been fitted for a club suit but I can’t really see that that’s a discussion. I will make sure you will know what I wear.’ / Read More Top articles Read Morecenter_img Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Skip Read More Freddie Ljungberg has joked that his suit was still at the dry cleaners (Picture: Getty)Freddie Ljungberg has laughed off the criticism he received from Paul Scholes for failing to wear a suit during his opening Arsenal match at Norwich.The 42-year-old was appointed caretaker manager of the Gunners following Unai Emery’s dismissal last week and oversaw their 2-2 draw away at Carrow Road.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once again got Arsenal out of trouble with a pair of equalisers to cancel out Teemu Pukki and Todd Cantwell’s strikes and Ljungberg was upbeat about the performance despite his side’s obvious defensive frailties.However, Scholes believes Ljungberg will be overlooked for the permanent position and bizarrely slammed the Swede’s casual choice of attire on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Read More Video Settings PLAY Read More Full Screen Comment Ljungberg’s choice of outfit did not go down well with Scholes (Picture: Getty)Prior to kick-off, Ljungberg walked out for a quick pitch inspection wearing a knitted grey jumper over a shirt rather than Arsenal’s traditional navy suit and it did not go down well with the legendary former Manchester United midfielder.AdvertisementAdvertisementScholes told Premier League Productions: ‘You would think he’d be out in a suit to show a bit of proudness that he took the job.‘To me that’s a great start… shirt and tie to show some discipline.‘I don’t think he’ll be the right man.’ Advertisement 1 min. storylast_img

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