Unai Emery has been sacked as Arsenal manager after 18 months in charge.
The Spaniard, who previously led Paris St-Germain to the French league title and won three Europa Leagues with Sevilla, was appointed Gunners boss in May 2018, succeeding Arsene Wenger.
He is to be replaced on a temporary basis by assistant and former Arsenal midfielder Freddie Ljungberg.
Arsenal said the decision had been “taken due to results and performances not being at the level required”.
The sacking came following a Europa League loss to Frankfurt which puts the Gunners chances of qualifying for the knockout rounds up in the air. In addition to the loss, the attendance at the game was shockingly low as sections of the fanbase decided to boycott the game in a protest against the manager
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