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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Pulis tells Berahino to focus

first_img But Pulis reiterated the Baggies were unlikely to reject a monster bid for the 22-year-old after turning down Tottenham’s first approach. “I want to keep him and the club want to keep him but it’s market forces,” he said. “I’m sure Tottenham wanted to keep Bale and Manchester United wanted to keep Ronaldo so I’m not stupid enough to say ‘I’m not doing this’ or ‘I’m not doing that’. “Never say never, especially in football. I understand what goes on.” The Baggies rejected a bid for the striker from Tottenham this week but he is expected to face Chelsea on Sunday. Pulis has been open in his praise for the England Under-21 forward, who scored 20 goals last season to earn a call up to Roy Hodgson’s senior side. Boss Tony Pulis has told Saido Berahino to focus on his job at West Brom and forget any transfer talk. And, ahead of Sunday’s visit of the Barclays Premier League champions, the Baggies head coach wants him to concentrate on Chelsea. “I just had a chat with him on the pitch when we were training on Monday or Tuesday and told him what I thought,” he said. “I told him not to get wrapped up in all the hype, concentrate on his football and let the other people deal with the stuff that’s going on because he can’t affect it. “He’s a young lad and he might need some protection, we will see. “He has handled it very well at the moment. “The only advice I’ve given him is to concentrate on his football and try to improve himself as a footballer. “God has given him a great gift and he can’t waste it. “Lots of people have done that in the past and I just hope he’s not one of them.” Press Associationlast_img read more

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