Arsenal to hand Unai Emery £75m transfer budget if Champions League football secured

first_img Coral BarryThursday 18 Apr 2019 11:36 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.5kShares Advertisement Emery will have no more than £75m to spend (Picture: Getty)Emery is also keen on securing another striker with Danny Welbeck expected to leave the club when his contract expires this summer.Arsenal’s top four hopes hinge on the Gunners capitalising on their game in hand over Chelsea, who are also on 66 points.Emery’s side travel to Napoli on Thursday night for the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie.Winning the Europa League, something Emery did three times in a row as Sevilla boss, will guarantee a spot in next season’s Champions League.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Arsenal are not prepared to spend big money this summer (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery will have just £75million to spend in the summer even if Arsenal manage to secure Champions League football, reports say.Arsenal are currently in fourth place in the Premier League and remain in with a shot of winning the Europa League.Qualifying for next season’s Champions League would serve as a major boost to Emery, considering Arsenal have struggled for consistency this campaign.But Goal claim the achievement will not have a huge effect on the transfer budget, which will be set at around £75m.ADVERTISEMENT Commentcenter_img Arsenal to hand Unai Emery £75m transfer budget if Champions League football secured Ramsey is joining Juventus this summer (Picture: GettyArsenal spent just over £71m last summer having missed out on Champions League football, spending the majority of that money on Lucas Torreira and Bernd Leno.AdvertisementAdvertisementEmery though will be motivated to avoid the possibility of having just £45m to spend should Arsenal miss out on a Champions League spot.Arsenal need a replacement for Juventus-bound Aaron Ramsey and Emery also wants to sign a left-back and wide attacker.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 Advertisementlast_img read more

Emmanuel Petit tips Thierry Henry or Patrick Vieira to replace Unai Emery at Arsenal

first_img Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 13 Nov 2019 10:20 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link201Shares Henry has been out of work since he left Monaco (Picture: Getty)‘People may laugh at me but I wouldn’t mind seeing a former player on the bench,’ Petit told Paddy Power.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Is there a former Arsenal great you can call, like Thierry Henry or Patrick Vieira? Pick one: there are so many. You even have Freddie Ljungberg already in the dugout.‘Patrick has done a very good job over two years at Nice, though you don’t know what’s going to happen at that club as they’ve just been bought out by Ineos and Jim Ratcliffe. So we’ll need to wait a few months to see what’s going on there.’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 ArsenalRaul Sanllehi, Arsenal’s head of football, last week sent a defiant message to supporters that the club still backs Emery.But Petit believes the club are playing lip service to Emery and that they will be exploring other options.‘What the club came out and said about Emery’s job being safe is not true at all,’ said Petit.‘Everyone knows this the typical official language clubs send out to the press and fans when things are not going well, when they sense tension.‘This is a political answer and most of the time when I hear officials or shareholders talk like this it’s proof for me that they’re already thinking about sacking the manager. It’s the opposite of what they’re saying that might be true.’MORE: Tahith Chong says new Manchester United contract ‘will come naturally’ amid free transfer rumours Unai Emery is fighting for his job at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal legend Emmanuel Petit has tipped Thierry Henry or Patrick Vieira to replace Unai Emery at the Emirates.The Gunners have won just one of their last seven matches and Arsenal have been forced to give Emery the dreaded vote of confidence.The Spaniard’s overseen a disastrous second term at the Emirates that’s seen Granit Xhaka lose the club captaincy and fans turn against Emery for a clear lack of progress.Despite the public backing of the former Valencia boss, Emery is still being judged by a game-to-game basis .ADVERTISEMENTPetit, though, feels the Spaniard should be sacked and says that one of Vieira or Henry should replace him. Advertisement Advertisement Emmanuel Petit tips Thierry Henry or Patrick Vieira to replace Unai Emery at Arsenallast_img read more