Freddie Ljungberg reveals mood in training among Arsenal stars after Unai Emery sacking

first_imgAdvertisement Jose Mourinho: Unai Emery sacking is ‘sad news’To 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 3:41FullscreenJose Mourinho: Unai Emery sacking is ‘sad news’ 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. Comment Ljungberg was named interim head coach on Friday (Picture: Getty)Arsenal play Norwich on Sunday in Ljungberg’s first game in charge, with the Gunners stranded in eighth place in the Premier League – eight points behind the final Champions League spot.A former Arsenal player, Ljungberg admitted it was a great honour to be named manager of his old club.‘It’s a great great honour, I feel this energy inside of me and it’s special,’ he said. ‘Of course there is sadness with what’s happened with the club, where we are.‘Then excitement for what we can do in the future.’ Arsenal play Norwich on Sunday (Picture: Getty)He told Sky Sports: ‘It’s a bit of a strange one. Not strange but a bit of sadness there, we had a coach for a long, long time, he was a good coach and also other coaching staff that all of a sudden disappear.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘It is a very cut throat thing in football and of course players are emotional as well and they will react on that.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 City‘What I will tried to do was be as respectful as I could in that sequence and then after that when I trained the players, I just tried to take sessions where there is a little bit of excitement.‘Try to make them not think too much and just enjoy themselves and hopefully get them in a good mood because we had a game on Thursday, there was not the whole squad.’ Ljungberg took training after Emery was sacked (Picture: Getty)Freddie Ljungberg revealed there was sadness among Arsenal players in their first training session since the sacking of Unai Emery.Arsenal fired Emery on Friday and the Spaniard was dismissed when he turned up for training that morning.The squad were told of the decision before training and newly-appointed interim coach Ljungberg took charge of the session.In his first interview since being named temporary boss, Ljungberg admitted it was difficult to focus the minds of the players so soon after Emery’s exit.ADVERTISEMENT Freddie Ljungberg reveals mood in training among Arsenal stars after Unai Emery sacking Coral BarrySaturday 30 Nov 2019 11:30 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1kShares Advertisementlast_img

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