The Gunners have gained simply one in all their final seven matches and Arsenal have been pressured to give Emery the dreaded vote of confidence.
The Spaniard’s overseen a disastrous second time period at the Emirates that’s seen Granit Xhaka lose the membership captaincy and followers flip towards Emery for a transparent lack of progress.
Despite the general public backing of the previous Valencia boss, Emery remains to be being judged by a game-to-game foundation .
Petit, although, feels the Spaniard must be sacked and says that one in all Vieira or Henry ought to replace him.
People could chortle at me however I wouldn’t thoughts seeing a former participant on the bench,’ Petit informed Paddy Power.
‘Is there a former Arsenal nice you possibly can name, like Thierry Henry or Patrick Vieira? Pick one: there are such a lot of. You even have Freddie Ljungberg already within the dugout.
‘Patrick has done a very good job over two years at Nice, though you don’t know what’s going to occur at that membership as they’ve simply been purchased out by Ineos and Jim Ratcliffe. So we’ll want to wait just a few months to see what’s happening there.’
Raul Sanllehi, Arsenal’s head of soccer, final week despatched a defiant message to supporters that the membership nonetheless backs Emery.
But Petit believes the membership are taking part in lip service to Emery and that they are going to be exploring different choices.
‘What the club came out and said about Emery’s job being protected is just not true at all,’ mentioned Petit.
‘Everyone is aware of this the standard official language golf equipment ship out to the press and followers when issues will not be going nicely, after they sense stress.
‘This is a political answer and most of the time when I hear officials or shareholders talk like this it’s proof for me that they’re already enthusiastic about sacking the supervisor. It’s the other of what they’re saying that is perhaps true.’