Unai Emery next!? Arsenal sack eight members of staff in shake-up

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery speaking
Arsenal manager Unai Emery speaking

Arsenal is undergoing a lot of turmoil at the moment with news that eight members of the Arsenal staff have reportedly been sacked including Steve Morrow who is the head of the Gunners youth scouting team.

Morrow has been with the North London Premier League club for the past 20 years both as a player before the 49-year-old became a staff.

Steve Morrow, the former youth coach
Steve Morrow, the former youth coach

He even played and scored in Arsenal’s 1993 League Cup final-winning team over Sheffield Wednesday, but his reign with Arsenal has now come to an end. Morrow broke his arm in that match before he was dropped then at Arsenal.

Ex Chelsea player Dave Lee, Kevin Beadell and Dan Rice who had recruitment roles with Arsenal are also believed to have got the sack. The club is yet to confirm the departures, but reports in the UK contend the move is part of a major shake-up in the academy set-up.

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There has been talk of a planned a restructuring at the Emirates club following the outfits recent slump in the league. The Gunners are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League standings with 17 points after 11 games played this season.

This adds on to the news that Arsenal boss Unai Emery has been handed a month ultimatum to prove he is the right man for the job as pressure continues to mount on the Spaniard from fans.

Unai Emery

Arsenal have failed to record an resurgence since the former PSG manager took over at the Emirates Stadium in the summer of 2018.

A torrid Premier League run summed up in defeat to Liverpool during Carabao Cup and disgraceful draw to Crystal Palace and Wolves has painted a grim picture of Emery’s reign. Although the 48-year-old has expressed optimism on keeping his job, inside source claims Arsenal management are looking on the the other side to bring in a new face.

Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has been drawn into Gunners’ consideration list after the Portuguese coach was reportedly spotted dining with top Arsenal chief Raul Sanllehi on possible move to Emirates. A fresh report has now suggested that Arsenal are determined to give the under-fire Spaniard a chance to prove his worth and end the club’s current woes.

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