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Arsenal Line Up Luis Enrique As Replacement For Unai Emery

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North London giants Arsenal have reportedly lined up a replacement for underfire manager Unai Emery.

Spanish tactician Unai Emery is under a lot of pressure after leading the Gunners to a run of five matches without a win.

According to Spanish news outlet El Confidencial, Arsenal officials have sounded out former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique about replacing Unai Emery as their new manager.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery was appointed into the job last summer after legendary Gunners boss Arsene Wenger left the role despite the fact that the Frenchman had one year left on his then contract at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger spent almost 22 years at Arsenal before his exit last summer.

His replacement Unai Emery led the Gunners to fifth place at the end of last season and also masterminded the run to the Europa League final before the North Londoners were thrashed by Chelsea in the final.

Eden Hazard (2), Olivier Giroud and Pedro Rodriguez scored the goals as Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 to win the Europa League last season.

Compatriot Luis Enrique could replace Unai Emery at Arsenal according to the aforementioned report.

Luis Enrique has been without a managerial job since he left the Spanish national team earlier this year due to family reasons.

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