Arsenal make contact with Marcelino as Raul Sanllehi steps up search for Unai Emery successor

Arsenal have made contact with former Valencia coach Marcelino
Arsenal have made contact with former Valencia coach Marcelino (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal have made contact with former Valencia head coach Marcelino with the membership’s head of soccer, Raul Sanllehi, intensifying his search for Unai Emery’s everlasting successor.

Emery was sacked final Friday following a determined run of only one win in 9 matches, whereas his interim substitute, Freddie Ljungberg, was unable to arrest the slide, presiding over Sunday’s chaotic 2-2 draw towards Norwich at Carrow Road.

Arsenal have now gone two months and not using a Premier League win forward of Thursday’s match towards Brighton and though Ljungberg is extremely regarded by the membership’s senior employees, the chief committee are minded to search out an skilled and attainable goal as quickly as attainable.

The likes of Brendan Rodgers and Mauricio Pochettino are among the many main contenders however are prone to be out of attain for differing causes, main Sanllehi to show to a different Spaniard within the type of Marcelino.



Valencia controversially sacked the 54-year-old in September, simply 4 months after main the staff to an historic Copa del Rey ultimate win over Barcelona, following the breakdown of his relationship with the membership’s proprietor Peter Lim.

Freddie Ljungberg will take charge of Arsenal for their match against Brighton on Thursday
Freddie Ljungberg will take cost of Arsenal for their match towards Brighton on Thursday (Picture: Getty)

According to Goal, Arsenal have made contact with Marcelino already and the Spaniard is eager on the thought of becoming a member of the north London membership mid-season.

Evertoon, too, are stated to have registered an curiosity given the mounting hypothesis surrounding the way forward for Marco Silva who’s on the verge of being sacked.

The Daily Mail, in the meantime, provides that Arsenal spoke to Marcelino in the summertime of 2018, earlier than selecting Emery as the person to exchange Arsene Wenger.

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