Freddie Ljungberg will take as caretaker Manager of Arsenal following the sack of its Manager Unai Emery
Emery was sacked Following the disastrous sequence of results that culminated in Thursday’s 2-1 home defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League Arsenal have sacked manager Unai Emery
Emery takes over from Arsene Wenger in 2018
Freddie Ljungberg will start with Sunday’s game against Norwich.
A club statement declared: “We announce today that the decision has been taken to part company with our head coach Unai Emery and his coaching team.”
Speaking on behalf of the Arsenal board, Josh Kroenke 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 decision has been taken due to results and performances not being at the level required.
“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.”