Arsenal already found next boss? Gunners hero announces ‘honour’ at leading the Gunners
Freddie Ljundberg has admitted it is an honour to lead the Arsenal side after Unai Emery got the sack.
Emery was supposed to be the man that got the Gunners back challenging for that Premier League title, and help the club get back inside the Champions League, but a number of dodgy signings and some tactical decisions meant that he is no longer the boss of Arsenal.
And that has now led to a lot of speculation in the media about whom could come in and get the Arsenal job, with a number of top bosses reportedly linked and in talks to possibly make that move to the Emirates.
But until there is a new man in charge, Ljungberg, who was Emery’s assistant, was put in interim charge of the Gunners on Friday morning after the Spaniard was sacked in the aftermath of the club’s worst run of results since 1992.
And he has admitted that he is honoured to be in charge of the Gunners, he told the Sky Sports website: “It is a great, great honour, that is how I feel. I have this energy inside me and it is special.
“There is sadness obviously with what has happened with the club, but excitement too with what is coming up and the chance to play.
“It is just a great honour and that is what I told the players – you guys have to do the job, I can help and support, but for me, it is a great, great honour.
“I was proud, honoured that they trusted me to do it and deliver that. I felt excited because I feel we have some very good football players here and it is a great club. I felt excitement at such a big thing.”
Look, at the end of the day, Emery needed to get the sack and leave the club as Arsenal were heading in the wrong direction under the Spanish boss and it is time for a change at the Emirates.
And you never know, if Ljungberg does a decent job, maybe he will get the role on a full-time basis?
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