Unai Emery breaks silence after Arsenal sacking

first_img PEP TALK update targets Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ A letter of thanks to Arsenal from Unai Emery…— Arsenal (@Arsenal) November 29, 2019Thursday’s home defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt saw Arsenal go seven games without a win for the first time since 1992.It sealed the fate of Emery, who was in charge for just 18 months after succeeding legendary manager Arsene Wenger.In a letter published on Arsenal’s official website, Emery said: “It has been an honour to be the Arsenal head coach. Getty 1 Most Arsenal fans turned on Unai Emery towards the end of his reign at the Emirates LATEST Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti appointed “I also want to send a message of gratitude to all Arsenal employees for the way they have treated me. The greatness of Arsenal is in every director, executive, employee, assistant and volunteer.“In particular, I want to highlight (former chief executive) Ivan Gazidis, who welcomed me to the club, and (head of football) Raul Sanllehi, (technical director) Edu and (managing director) Vinai Venkatesham for their respect, companionship and help.“Until the very last minute I have been treated with honour and honesty. And of course, I send my sincere gratitude to the Kroenke family, for their trust. stalemate Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future “It has been a year and a half full of emotions, of great moments and some other more bitter ones, but not a single day has gone by without me stopping to think about how lucky I have been to work for this club with these players and their professional and personal qualities.“They have always honoured the shirt they wear. They deserve your support.“I had already experienced a lot in football, but I have enjoyed and learned a lot in England, in the Premier League, about respect for professionals and about the purity of football.“My best wishes always. COYG.” Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship center_img statement Pep Guardiola gives Man City injury update and talks Christmas schedule on target latest rookie error Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS LIVE on talkSPORT Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta Unai Emery has thanked Arsenal fans for their support following his sacking.The Spaniard was relieved of his duties as Gunners boss on Friday after winning just one Premier League game since September. “To all the fans, I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for helping me to understand and feel the greatness of Arsenal.“To all of you who have supported us from every corner of the globe, all of you who have come to the Emirates, all of you who have waited in the rain and cold just to greet me after a game. I want to tell all of you that I have worked with passion, with commitment and with effort.“I would have liked nothing more than to have achieved better results for you. Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff Newcastle vs Manchester City (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTCharlton vs Sheffield Wednesday (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Tottenham vs Bournemouth (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Southampton vs Watford (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week last_img read more

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