RICS predicts sluggish growth across all sectors

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Lauren explains why Arsenal players turned on Unai Emery and prefer Mikel Arteta

first_img Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 18 Apr 2020 12:45 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link846Shares Comment Lauren was a big part of the 2003/4 Invincibles team (Picture: Getty Images)Since Mikel Arteta took over the helm, results have been steady, and the atmosphere around the club has improved drastically.Players also seem happier, with several admitting they are ‘having fun again’ under the ex-Manchester City coach, suggesting they possibly weren’t before under Emery.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalLauren added: ‘The philosophy of Arteta has more parallelism with Wenger than Emery had. He tries to pass the ball, to open the game up in the last third, triangles in every department so there are always options. ‘We have to give time to Arteta, he has fantastic ideas and learned from the best in Pep Guardiola.’MORE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits he didn’t want Thierry Henry’s iconic Arsenal squad numberMORE: Chelsea and Arsenal transfer target Gabriel set to join ‘really big club’ confirms Lille presidentFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Advertisement Lauren explains why Arsenal players turned on Unai Emery and prefer Mikel Arteta Things didn’t end well for Emery at Arsenal (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal Invincible Lauren believes players turned on former Gunners boss Unai Emery due to his overuse of video analysis and failure to deliver instant success.The Spaniard was sacked in December after a series of laboured performances left the north London club marooned in mid-table and without a hope of reaching the Champions League places.Players were reportedly bemused by the former Sevilla manager’s convoluted tactics and bored of watching hours upon on hours of footage from past matches.Since being replaced by Mikel Arteta, Emery has hit out at his former side, saying ‘some did not have a good attitude’, but ex-Arsenal defender Lauren admitted the 38-year-old’s methods contributed to his downfall. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe told The Athletic: ‘One question though: Unai Emery would have stayed if they won the Europa League [they lost last season’s final to Chelsea]. ‘He would have got more power inside the dressing room, more power with the club to insist on certain players. ‘But he didn’t win the Europa League and qualify for the Champions League, so they decided to change again. ‘Emery’s ideas, the use of so much video and so on, if at some point you don’t have success and don’t win things, the players decide they don’t like this guy.Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news livelast_img read more

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Barcelona forward drops Liverpool hint on Instagram

first_imgFrench forward Ousmane Dembele has dropped a huge hint he would welcome a move to Liverpool after liking a picture of him in the club’s strip.Advertisement Loading… Read Also: Barcelona won’t let Chilean star join Inter MilanHead coach of the B team, Neil MacFarlane, said: “Joe has been here for a number of years and last year he had a pretty fruitful season in terms of being the top goal scorer and playing a number of games.“He’s perhaps come to the end of his time with the club in terms of the strategy, and to go to a club the size of Liverpool can only be good for him.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 The Barcelona forward is experiencing a difficult season at the Nou Camp and has been continually linked with a transfer elsewhere.center_img He has attracted interest from both Man Utd and Chelsea , though there is little suggestion Liverpool are planning a bid for his services.But that has not deterred the Frenchman, who teased he would be open to a switch to Anfield with his latest social media activity.A fan account dedicated to Dembele posted a picture of the star mocked-up in full Liverpool kit celebrating a goal with Reds defender Trent Alexander-Arnold.Underneath the image you can clearly see Dembele himself has liked it from his own personal account, along with thousands of others Instagram users.His actions are likely to anger Barcelona fans and club chiefs, with the winger increasingly unsettled at the Spanish club.Dembele joined Barca in a mega-money move back in 2017, but has come under fire for his attitude.He has previously missed training sessions, and medical check-ups, leading to criticism over his professionalism and lifestyle.He has made just nine appearances for Barcelona this season, having fallen behind Antoine Griezmann in the pecking order.Meanwhile, Liverpool have completed their second signing of the January transfer window.The Reds have snapped up former Man City academy star Joe Hardy from Brentford B.Hardy left City in the 2016/17 season, and has since notched 40 goals in 80 appearances for Brentford B. Promoted ContentYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Most Exciting Cities In The World To VisitWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?10 Awesome TV Series That Got Cancelled Way Too SoonBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs10 Characters Who Deserve To Be Official Disney Princesses7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The Universe14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right Now5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty Pennylast_img read more

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