Unai Emery sends message to Arsenal fans about his future

Unai Emery opens up about his future in the wake of Arsenal's recent stuttering form

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Unai Emery
Arsenal manager Unai Emery (Photo: Screengrab)

Unai Emery believes that he has the full support of the Arsenal board despite the Gunners’ stuttering form this season.

The north London side have struggled to find consistent form all season under the Spanish head coach and they have only won four of their opening 13 games in the Premier League.

Arsenal had to twice come from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Southampton in the Premier League, a result which left them eight points behind fourth-placed Chelsea FC in the race for Champions League qualification.

The Gunners will return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon when they take on Norwich City away from home as they look to return to winning ways in the top flight.

It remains to be seen what the future holds for Emery following the Gunners’ poor form – but the manager remains adamant that he retains the full backing of the Arsenal board.

Speaking at a news conference before Arsenal’s clash with Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night, Emery said: “The club is supporting me. I feel the club is responsible in that area. I really appreciate that a lot.

“I feel strong with that support and I know my responsibility is to come back and change the situation.

“We need to recover the confidence, I need to achieve good balance, and we need to be more compact.

“We have very good players but now they are playing without confidence sometimes in the matches.”

Arsenal are aiming to try and break back into the top four this season after they finished in fifth place and without a trophy last term under Emery.

The north London side have not won the Premier League since their famous unbeaten triumph under Arsene Wenger in 2003-04.

MORE: Latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Follow @thesportreview on Instagram

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Roger Federer
Murray’s film, Federer’s globetrotting, Middle East exhos, and more: The tennis ‘off’ season
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer talks up ‘fantastic’ Man United star out on loan
Piers Morgan
Piers Morgan names his top two candidates for next Arsenal manager
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Man United prepare Christian Eriksen offer – report
Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino replies when asked directly about the Arsenal job
Frank Lampard
N’Golo Kante: What I really think of Frank Lampard at Chelsea FC
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Sir Alex Ferguson (Photo: Sky Sports / Screen grab)
Photo: Sir Alex Ferguson reacts to Man United’s 2-1 win at Man City
Jose Mourinho
‘I’m not worried’: Jose Mourinho reacts to Chelsea FC transfer ban being lifted
Gary Lineker
Gary Lineker reacts to Everton’s 3-1 win over Chelsea FC