Key members on Arsenal board ‘like’ Mauricio Pochettino as Unai Emery’s successor

first_imgAdvertisement Coral BarrySunday 24 Nov 2019 2:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.7kShares Pochettino was sacked by Tottenham last week (Picture: Getty)Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly ‘well liked’ by the Arsenal board as pressure on Unai Emery continues to mount.Arsenal slipped down to seventh in the Premier League on Saturday following a dismal performance against relegation battlers Southampton at the Emirates.Alexandre Lacazette rescued a point for Arsenal in injury time and chants could be heard from the home fans calling for Emery to be sacked.The Daily Mail claim Arsenal have begun the process of searching for replacements for Emery, although the board would prefer to hold off on making any decision until the summer.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.Pochettino was relieved of his duties at Tottenham last week and is now on the hunt for a new job.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe Argentine worked wonders at Tottenham on a limited budget and Real Madrid and Bayern Munich has been credited with an interest in him.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 CityMembers of Arsenal’s board are fans of Pochettino and he is ‘well liked’ by key figures at the club.Pochettino’s ties to Tottenham, however, might be the major stumbling block to his arrival at Arsenal.The Gunners are also considering former Juventus boss Max Allegri and Pep Guardiola’s No.2 at Manchester City, Mikel Arteta. as replacements for Emery. Advertisement Arteta is another option for Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arteta is a former Arsenal player and expressed an interest in taking charge before Emery was confirmed as Arsene Wenger’s successor.Arsenal coaches Freddie Ljungberg and Steve Bould are being earmarked as the short-term solution should the club break ties with Emery before the end of the current campaign.As frustration among the Arsenal fans continues to build, the prospect of sacking Emery mid-way through a season is increasingly becoming a real possibility.Who should be in charge at Arsenal?Emery0%Pochettino0%Arteta0%Allegri0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Alan Shearer picks out four Arsenal players to blame for shocking performance against SouthamptonMORE: Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick considering resigning over Unai Emery situation Key members on Arsenal board ‘like’ Mauricio Pochettino as Unai Emery’s successor Commentlast_img read more

Thousands flock to see Olympic flame in Japan despite virus fears

first_imgTens of thousands queued at Sendai station to see the Olympic flameRead Also: French swim federation joins US counterpart in Olympics delay call“I queued for three hours but watching the Olympic flame was greatly encouraging,” a 70-year-old woman told public broadcaster NHK.But organisers, concerned about the bigger-than-expected gathering, have warned the viewing event could be suspended if a crowd becomes “extremely dense”, local media reported.The nationwide torch relay begins on March 26, starting from the J-Village sports complex in Fukushima that was used as a base for workers during the 2011 nuclear disaster.But organisers have been forced to scale back the relay, closing daily ceremonies to the public and urging spectators to “avoid forming crowds” along the route.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksMost Beautiful Female Supermodels From India7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better12 Iconic Actors Whose Careers Were Stunted By A Single MovieWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksSurprising Photos Of The Rock And His Lavish LifestyleHow They Made Little Simba Look So Lifelike in ‘The Lion King’Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made Tens of thousands of people flocked to a cauldron with the Olympic flame in northeastern Japan over the weekend despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers are under pressure to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games because of the coronavirus pandemic The flame arrived in Japan to a scaled-down welcoming ceremony on Friday as doubts grew over whether the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go ahead on schedule as the deadly virus causes chaos around the world. The pandemic has already shredded the global sports calendar, with top sports leagues suspended and major tournaments postponed.Advertisement More than 50,000 people on Saturday queued to watch the flame displayed at Sendai station in Miyagi, chosen as part of the “Recovery Olympics” to showcase the region’s revival after the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown. Some had to stay in a 500-metre (1,650-foot) queue for several hours, local media said. Many of them wore masks as they took pictures with the cherry blossom-shaped cauldron.last_img read more