• ‘He was here for 22 years so he has a lot of experience’
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Freddie Ljungberg plans to consult Arsène Wenger before his taking charge of his first home match as Arsenal’s interim manager against Brighton on Thursday .

The former Sweden midfielder watched Arsenal’s winless run extend to eight matches with the 2-2 draw at Norwich on Sunday in his first game in the dugout since taking over from Unai Emery. Ljungberg acknowledged that he would have preferred more time to implement tactical changes before the Brighton match, although his desire to seek out Wenger for advice appeared more urgent.

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