Emery is beneath big stress following Arsenal’s latest run of poor outcomes and performances, whereas Mourinho has reportedly held talks with the Gunners’ hierarchy about probably changing the Spaniard as supervisor.
Following Arsenal’s drab 1-1 draw in opposition to Vitoria within the Europa League on Wednesday, Emery was requested about Mourinho’s hyperlink with the Gunners however merely replied: ‘I am the coach.’
It has additionally been reported that Mourinho’s entourage have been encouraging him to take the Arsenal job if Emery is sacked.
The pair will now meet in Nyon on November 11 as they’re attending the UEFA Elite Club Coaches Forum which is held yearly for managers to get collectively to share concepts and experiences within the recreation.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who changed Mourinho as Manchester United boss final December, may even be in attendance in Nyon.
MANAGERS ATTENDING UEFA ELITE COACHES FORUM
Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), Maurizio Sarri (Juventus), Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Carlo Ancelotti (Napoli), Thomas Tuchel (PSG), Erik ten Hag (Ajax), Unai Emery (Arsenal), Sergio Conceiçao (Porto), Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Manchester United), Paulo Fonseca (Roma), Rudi Garcia (Lyon), Jose Mourinho, Massimiliano Allegri and Mircea Lucescu.
Last month, Mourinho aimed a dig at United’s hierarchy for shielding Solskjaer following his turbulent begin to the season.
‘They [United] did some good PR in the week to make it absolutely clear or create positive atmosphere for the game,’ mentioned Mourinho.
‘I’m going to attempt to get a job like Ole has, and communicate on a regular basis concerning the future.
‘I think it’s an important scenario, three 12 months contract – the long run, the younger gamers. I believe it’s an important job to do in such a large membership.’
Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola are additionally amongst those that will probably be at the UEFA assembly simply sooner or later after Liverpool host Manchester City at Anfield.