Jamie Redknapp gives Arsenal hope of replacing Unai Emery with former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino

first_imgAdvertisement Jose Mourinho made a winning start to his managerial career at Tottenham (Picture: Getty)‘Unai Emery is under big, big pressure. I have some sympathy for him but he looks a beaten man.’Emery’s Arsenal were booed off at the Emirates on Saturday and the under-fire manager says he understands the ‘anger’ from the supporters.‘I understand the supporters are angry and frustrated,’ he said.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘The players are feeling the same and my job is to find out how to improve and the key is to be with the supporters.‘Our target was to win but also to play well and we didn’t do that.’Arsenal face Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday while Tottenham host Champions League rivals Olympiacos tomorrow.MORE: Arsenal chief visited dressing room after dreadful draw with Southampton Jamie Redknapp gives Arsenal hope of replacing Unai Emery with former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino Metro Sport ReporterMonday 25 Nov 2019 7:53 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link4.4kShares Commentcenter_img Mauricio Pochettino could replace Unai Emery at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Jamie Redknapp has given Arsenal hope of replacing struggling manager Unai Emery with former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.Pochettino established himself as one of the most respected coaches in world football during his spell at Spurs, leading the club to four successive top-four finishes and the Champions League final.The Argentine lost his job after a dismal start to the 2019-20 campaign, however, and ex-Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho was named as his replacement. Advertisement Unai Emery post 2-2 draw with SouthamptonTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 10:11FullscreenUnai Emery post 2-2 draw with Southamptonhttps://metro.co.uk/video/unai-emery-post-2-2-draw-southampton-2055604/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Since his sacking, Pochettino has been linked with a controversial move to north London rivals Arsenal, with current boss Emery under enormous pressure at the Emirates.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe Gunners have won just two of their last 11 Premier League matches under Emery and were held to a 2-2 draw by relegation-battlers Southampton on Saturday.Some pundits have questioned whether Pochettino would join Arsenal due to his links with Tottenham but Redknapp does not think this would stand in his way.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘If I was a decision maker at Arsenal, I’d go for Mauricio Pochettino in a heartbeat,’ the former Tottenham and England star told the Daily Mail.‘I’m not sure I believe Poch would let his time with Tottenham stop him from taking over.‘Maybe the reason Spurs decided to go for Jose Mourinho so suddenly was they felt they could not hang around, because their north London rivals might be searching for a new boss soon.last_img read more

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Hearts appoints Gerald Ankrah as new MD

first_imgReports are that the board of Hearts of Oak has appointed Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) Executive Director, Gerald Nii Adjabeng Ankrah as the club’s new Managing Director.The search for a successor for former MD Neil Armstrong Mortagbe who was asked to step down last season as a result of alleged financial malfeasances has finally been arrived at due to the immense pressure from the club’s vociferous fans.Ankrah won majority of the votes among the board members at a decision making meeting to beat his close contender Alhaji Saani last week at the club’s secretariat our, sources within the club revealed.The GIBA Executive Director is likely to be unveiled to the public and the media by the close of this week so as to commence work as soon as possible.Meanwhile, it is unknown whether the newly appointed MD will quit his job as the Executive Director of GIBA or combine both responsibilities as the details of his contract remains sketchy.Working Experience He was appointed director of News Times Corporation in May 2011, Gerald also served as the Project Director for the body that was responsible for the publication of the Code of Conduct for GIBA members for Election 2012.He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and has previously worked as Head of Finance and Administration with the Metropolitan Enterprise Television Limited and an administrator at Danafco Engineering.He  also served in various capacities at Wade Adams Group, Plant Pool Limited and Osei, Wiredu and Associates and  has served as a resource person for the National Media Commission in the review of the “Guidelines for Local Language Broadcasting” and has succeeded in making GIBA self- sustaining and self-supporting.last_img read more

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