Alexandre Lacazette & Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang refused to sign new contracts with Unai Emery at Arsenal

first_imgAdvertisement Emery was sacked after a dismal start to the season (Picture: Getty)Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo and former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri have already been sounded out to replace Emery.Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers and Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta are also options for Arsenal.It is unclear if Arsenal will appoint a new boss in the coming months or if they would prefer to wait until the end of the season to announce a permanent manager.Who should be Unai Emery’s permanent replacement at Arsenal?Freddie Ljungberg0%Mauricio Pochettino0%Mikel Arteta0%Carlo Ancelotti0%Nuno Espirito Santo0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Emmanuel Petit names the top three candidates to replace Unai Emery after Arsenal sackingMORE: Stan Kroenke wanted to give Unai Emery more time at Arsenal before sacking Alexandre Lacazette & Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang refused to sign new contracts with Unai Emery at Arsenal Advertisement Arsenal are keen for Lacazette and Aubameyang to pen new deals (Picture: Getty)Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette told Arsenal they would not sign new contracts while Unai Emery was still in charge, reports say.The strikers are an integral part of Arsenal’s side and led the scoring charts during Emery’s reign.Arsenal took the decision to sack Emery on Friday following another humiliating defeat, this time at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League.Pressure was mounting on Emery for several weeks, but the Evening Standard claim matters were made worse when Aubameyang and Lacazette made it clear they would not commit their futures to the club while the Spaniard was in charge.ADVERTISEMENT Emery defends Arsenal team’s performance after Frankfurt lossTo 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 6:03FullscreenEmery defends Arsenal team’s performance after Frankfurt losshttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-defends-arsenal-teams-performance-frankfurt-loss-2059112/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.Arsenal have been trying to tie their star strike duo down to new deals for six months, but have so far been unable to convince either player to put pen to paper.AdvertisementAdvertisementLacazette’s deal does not expire until 2022, while Aubameyang has less than two years to run on his current deal.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 CityThe mood at Arsenal has darkened steadily since the start of the season and the squad were often left scratching their heads over Emery’s instructions.Emery struggled to get his point across to his players and the squad were reportedly pleased to have Freddie Ljungberg placed in temporary charge.Ljungberg is not presently in the frame to take permanent charge at Arsenal, with the club hierarchy considering a host of names. Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 29 Nov 2019 5:39 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.1kShareslast_img

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