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Unai Emery given green light amid Arsenal slump

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Arsenal will not sack Unai Emery in the favor of another manager much to the chagrin of Ian Wright.

Arsenal lost to Leicester City away from home yesterday. The Gunners have now failed to win more than 50 percent of their Premier League matches. Arsenal sit at the sixth position on the table.

“One shot on target tonight!” Wright said on his Twitter account.

“Two wins in 10 in the league. No definitive style or plan. Negative goal difference. No improvement in the defense. Not creating anything.

“Why would [Lacazette] or [Aubameyang] renew [their contracts?] Can’t blame them!

“We have to make the tough decision Arsenal! It’s not getting better!”

While this season is certainly not going to Arsenal’s plans, the club owners think otherwise. David Ornstein, The Gunner’s mouthpiece, recently reported that the club’s board of directors is behind Unai Emery. It was also suggested that the 48-year old has the backing of the club’s owner. Despite Ian Wright’s and many of the fans’ frustration, Emery will continue.

“The 48-year-old will be in position for his side’s next match at home to Southampton on November 23 and is said to have the total backing of Arsenal’s ownership, board of directors and executives to turn the situation round,” Ornstein reported.

“We are told that owner Stan Kroenke and his son Josh, head of football Raul Sanllehi, managing director Vinai Venkatesham, technical director Edu and all other influential figures are firmly on the same page.”