Unai Emery sends defiant message to Jose Mourinho amid mounting Arsenal speculation

first_img Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 6 Nov 2019 6:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link942Shares Advertisement AdvertisementAdvertisementShkodran Mustafi’s second half header, Arsenal’s only attempt on target during the entire match, looked to have maintained Arsenal’s 100% start to their European campaign, but Bruno Duarte’s injury time volley rescued a point for the hosts and denied Emery a morale boosting win.Arsenal travel to Leicester on Saturday knowing a defeat would leave them nine points behind the Foxes and potentially bring about a premature end to Emery’s troubled reign.Asked if there was a problem with an attack which is struggling to create opportunities from open play, Emery said: ‘They are very defensive , with a big structure defensively.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘They were defending very deep and together. To create and find small space is not easy against that team.‘We want to improve, to continue in our way, to be strong defensively and create chances to score.‘Today our objective we did, to be first in the group. A little disappointed because we didn’t win.’Should Unai Emery be sacked BEFORE the Leicester game?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Dani Ceballos suffers injury during Arsenal vs Vitoria Europa League clashMORE: Arsenal fans claim Hector Bellerin mocked Unai Emery ahead of Europa League clash vs Vitoria Unai Emery sends defiant message to Jose Mourinho amid mounting Arsenal speculation Jose Mourinho has been linked to the Arsenal managers’ job (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery has issued a defiant message to Jose Mourinho amid speculation the former Chelsea and Manchester United manager is keen on replacing the Spaniard at the Emirates.Mourinho has been out of work since his acrimonious departure from Manchester United nearly 12 months ago, but is reportedly keen on return to management and would relish the opportunity of again plying his trade in the Premier League.The 56-year-old was pictured at the Emirates Stadium a fortnight ago when he attended the Europa League game against Vitoria, while he reportedly recently dined with Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi.Asked whether the spectre of Mourinho was worrying him after Arsenal let a lead slip for the fourth game in a row against Vitoria on Wednesday, Emery said: ‘I am the coach.’ADVERTISEMENTVitoria equalise!Marcus Edwards with the driving run, Bruno Duarte with the scissor kick!Look away, Unai Emery! pic.twitter.com/Unsn4g4zV5— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 6, 2019 Advertisementlast_img

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