Arsenal hold talks with Luis Enrique to replace Unai Emery

first_imgUnai Emery is under huge pressure after Arsenal’s defeat to Leicester City (AFP via Getty Images)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 CityAdvertisementAdvertisementBut now El Confidencial’s Kike Marin claims that Sanllehi is actively looking to replace Emery and has met with Luis Enrique.The 49-year-old won nine major trophies during his three years as Barcelona manager which included the treble in his first season at the club. Advertisement Arsenal hold talks with Luis Enrique to replace Unai Emery Luis Enrique won nine major trophies as Barcelona manager (AFP via Getty Images)Luis Enrique took over as Spain coach in July 2018 but left 11 months later for personal reasons as his nine-year-old daughter Xana passed away from osteosarcoma – a form of bone cancer – in August.The Spaniard was reportedly on Arsenal’s initial shortlist when the Gunners were looking to replace Arsene Wenger in 2018.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 Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 9 Nov 2019 8:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link15.6kSharescenter_img Luis Enrique is in the running to become Arsenal’s next manager (Getty Images)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.Last week, reports claimed that Arsenal’s head of football Raul Sanllehi had met with Jose Mourinho to discuss his potential arrival at the club.ADVERTISEMENT Comment Advertisementlast_img

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