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Gary Neville sends message to Arsenal fans who want struggling manager Unai Emery sacked

Arsenal manager Unai Emery and Man Utd hero Gary Neville
Arsenal manager and Man Utd hero (Pictures: Getty)

Manchester United legend Gary Neville has defended ‘great coach’ Unai Emery and says Arsenal fans want to be ‘patient’ with the struggling manager.

Emery is combating to save his job lower than 18 months since he changed Gunners legend on the Emirates.

Arsenal completed fifth and misplaced the Europa League last to Chelsea final season and have endured a poor begin to the 2019-20 marketing campaign to slip to sixth, eight factors off the highest 4.

The Gunners suffered a humbling defeat to Leicester City on Saturday and, whereas Neville was not shocked by the outcome, he believes Arsenal fans want to be ‘patient’ with Emery.

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‘For Arsenal, the fans are getting very impatient at this moment of time,’ he stated on the Gary Neville Podcast.

‘I don’t assume anyone was shocked that Leicester gained that recreation. It doesn’t shock you, does it? It doesn’t shock you with Arsenal.

‘They are what they are. They’re a frustration. Emery is being put below massive strain. I do know that Emery is a good coach and following on from Arsene Wenger was by no means going to be straightforward.

‘Great coaches will come into Arsenal and struggle to change things there. We’ve seen that at Manchester United when Sir left.

‘Ferguson and Wenger were the leaders at those clubs. It’s going to take time and there wants to be persistence proven at Arsenal.

Emery is fighting to save his job at the Emirates
Emery is combating to save his job on the Emirates (Picture: Getty)

‘Manchester United and Arsenal are both big clubs, huge clubs, and they will get back, the cycle will turn.’

Following Arsenal’s most up-to-date defeat, under-fire boss Emery stated: ‘I’m positive we’re going to enhance after the worldwide break.

‘I think we need to achieve confidence and be strong at home. We didn’t lose many video games however we draw a lot… I feel we will obtain the steadiness to be sturdy and get higher in these matches.’

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