Unai Emery says he has the backing of the Arsenal board amid sack fears

first_imgDavid Luiz has been singled out for criticism for his recent form (Picture: Getty Images)‘That support gives me strength and I know my responsibility is to change the situation.‘My future is today and tomorrow. My job is to prepare for this match against Frankfurt. Those are my only thoughts.’Whether Emery feels this way or not, he may still be out of work soon unless results improve.Reports suggest that if he cannot beat Frankfurt on Thursday and Norwich in the Premier League on Sunday then he will be dismissed.Former Arsenal player Jermaine Pennant has accused the current squad of trying to get Emery sacked, but the boss insists the players are still behind him.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 CityAsked whether or not the players still believed in him, Emery said: ‘Yes of course. They show that. As a coach each moment in my career is difficult. This is a very good but very hard job.‘When you are winning you feel the support for everybody. I believe in us, I believe in the players. I know I am going to work very hard to come back to the performance.’Arsenal take on Frankfurt at 8pm on Thursday 28 November.MORE: Charlie Nicholas delivers Europa League predictions for Arsenal v Frankfurt and Astana v Man UtdMORE: Wolves goalkeeper Rui Patricio urges Nuno Espirito Santo to reject Arsenal Phil HaighThursday 28 Nov 2019 7:58 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Unai Emery says he has the backing of the Arsenal board amid sack fears Unai Emery is confident that he has support at the Emirates (Picture: Getty Images)Unai Emery insists he has the full support of the Arsenal board despite talk of his potential sacking becoming all the more persistent.The Gunners boss is going through a torrid time with his side winless in six matches in all competitions.Pressure is mounting on the Spaniard as not only are results poor, but performances have been listless, with clear defensive problems going unattended.Candidates to replace Emery are being bandied about, but the manager remains confident that the Arsenal hierarchy have his back.ADVERTISEMENT‘The club is really supporting me,’ said Emery ahead of Arsenal’s Europa League clash with Frankfurt on Thursday night.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I feel everyone responsible in that area is backing me and I really appreciate it a lot. Comment Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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