Arsenal have sacked Unai Emery following a run of seven games without a win.

The Spaniard replaced Arsène Wenger and was in charge for an 18-month spell that saw Arsenal lose a Europa League final to Chelsea and fail to qualify for this season’s Champions League.

Emery’s reign often seemed chaotic, with unexpected departures, nine players named captain in 18 months and the club’s highest-earner, Mesut Özil, often sidelined. However a 2-1 home defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League proved to be the final straw.

Arsenal sack Emery and appoint Freddie Ljungberg interim head coach

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