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Unai says goodbye, Mikel says hello

Discussion in 'The Football Stadium' started by rebel rebel, Nov 1, 2019.

  1. jonneymendoza

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  2. robfosters

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    And we sacked Rioch after one season, and he was responsible for one of our greatest ever masterstrokes, bringing in Bergkamp.
     
  3. rebel rebel

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    Bergkamp signals new era!

    I remember thinking we had signed a real world class player. My Tottenham mate told me "don't expect him to have the same impact as Klinsman". Lol

    I wonder what he would be worth in today's money?
     
  4. HangTime

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    Around £80m I guess.

    In terms of stats, it's all about what ones you choose. For example if you consider how tough Arsenal are to beat at home, they must be the envy of nearly everyone outside the big two. Undefeated at home since April, that was the only home league match they have lost this year. 2018? All-conquering Man City were the only EPL team to win at the Emirates. So basically across the whole of 2018 and 2019 there's only 1 league defeat that wasn't against the champions.

    On the flipside you could then roll out a stat about how many games have been drawn, or away performances. Just how they get presented.
     
  5. CliffyG

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    I don't think we need stats to know he's not doing a good job. Just look at our form, the dross we are serving up on the pitch and the league table. I can't see him turning it around so best do it now.
     
  6. rebel rebel

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    Now is the perfect time to sack him. Our next league games are Southampton, Norwich, Brighton and Wsst Ham. Let's get someone else in and get them off to a great start.
     
  7. Somnambulist

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    Yes, although if that David Ornstein article is true he's not going anywhere atm. :mad:
     
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    Could be the dreaded vote of confidence judging by that article.

    I can see him being sacked if our next few games don’t go the way we need them to. In fact all of our next games, those team must be rubbing their hands in glee at the prospect of playing us. I honestly can’t see any wins from those games, a few draws maybe and a loss at best.
    It’s quite shameful how other teams can now bully us over the pitch now and for the past few seasons. It’s even more embarrassing that Chelsea with a transfer ban, losing their best player are very much in the hunt for top 4 with their dynamic youngsters.
     
  10. wildman

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    a lot of that is also down to the players not turning up. Look at Ozil, he has got no business being at Arensal he is a lazy mercenary just collecting a pay check for doing absolutely nothing. The players have much to answer for, but I guess it's always easier to just sack the manager. I hope you get Mourhino so you can then all wish for the wenger days again..........................

    Unai isn't a legend, but the players aren't exactly covering themselves in glory either.
     
  11. CliffyG

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    He's picking wrong formations, the wrong team and playing players out of position. He absolutely should be doing better with what he has at his disposal.
     
  12. rebel rebel

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    I think the players have lost the faith in the manager. The 2 strikers are stalling on contracts and now allegedly Bellerin is having doubts.
     
  13. rebel rebel

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    Outplayed by Southampton at home, and this guy still has his job!
     
  14. robfosters

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    A few rumours flying about that he’s already been sacked and Nuno Espírito Santo is lined up for the job. His price has plummeted at the bookies, he’s now fav and odds on at some bookies.
     
  15. rebel rebel

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    Could get messy if we're stealing another teams manager.
     
  16. opethdisciple

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    This guy reckons Emery has already been sacked.



    I get that this is the most obvious kind of click bait tho.
     
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  17. r22snapper

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    Nuno is going nowhere. The whole thing is a textbook feedback loop:

    1. Paul Merson makes a comment on Soccer Saturday that he'd have Nuno at Arsenal.
    2. Some people put money on it.
    3. Bookies shorten the odds.
    4. Twitter notices.
    5. Bookies shorten the odds more.
    6. The newspaper websites notice twitter.

    All of a sudden he's definitely coming and will be watching Arsenal on Thursday before being in the dugout on Sunday.
     
  18. Kill_Phil

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    Be gutted if nuno jumps ship although would he be any better off if he went to arsenal? Higher expectations but no budget to back it up
     
  19. Yas786

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    Lolworthy at the suggestions of Nuno coming to us. Highly unlikely in all honesty.

    He’d have a bigger budget to work with at Arsenal plus higher pedigree of players compared to Wolves.
    Just a shame that Emery can’t seem to get the best out of them.


    Also read that Sako was saying that sometimes it’s hard to understand what he is saying in training etc. A few times they have had to use Freddie Ljungberg to get the message across. Not sure how true that is but it is hard to understand him most of the time in his press conferences.
     
  20. jonneymendoza

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    Well there's no way emery will be manager at arsenal by Xmas if we don't get a single win in our next few league games