‘Clueless’ Arsenal board slammed after Manchester City defeat

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Advertisement ‘Clueless’ Arsenal board slammed after Manchester City defeat Arsenal were well beaten (Picture: Getty)Jermaine Jenas believes Arsenal’s 3-0 defeat to Manchester City summed up the problems running through the club and criticised their board for not having ‘a clue’ about what direction the Gunners are heading in.Interim manager Freddie Ljungberg saw his side totally overwhelmed by the defending champions, with the magnificent Kevin de Bruyne and Raheem Sterling getting the goals for Pep Guardiola’s men.Arsenal have won just one game in five since Ljungberg took charge on a temporary basis but the club’s hierarchy seem no closer to appointing Unai Emery’s full-time successor. Ljungberg reacts to Arsenal’s 3-0 thumping by Man CityTo 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 8:48FullscreenLjungberg reacts to Arsenal’s 3-0 thumping by Man Cityhttps://metro.co.uk/video/ljungberg-reacts-arsenals-3-0-thumping-man-city-2071064/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.And Jenas believes the lack of direction from the top is damning.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘In a weird way, I felt a bit sorry for the players on the pitch,’ Jenas said on Match of the Day 2.‘They had no direction, no confidence, and they were taken apart at will. And do you know what, fair play to a lot of the fans who did stay, they were singing for their club and I almost felt sorry for the players who were on the pitch taking the battering.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 Arsenal‘That’s the bigger picture. They need to sort themselves out at the top end of things.‘[They are] talking about interviewing 12 different managers, which tells me they haven’t got a clue in terms of the type of club or team that they want to be.‘And now they have a team on the pitch who have no direction, with a manager who has very little experience, and that’s why I want to protect the players.‘I felt really sorry for them, because that was really embarrassing for them.’Should Arsenal hire Ljungberg on a permanent basis?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Arsenal’s board tell Freddie Ljungberg to ‘wait and see’ after he demands managerial appointmentMORE: Freddie Ljungberg pins blame on Sead Kolasinac as Manchester City punish 10-man Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterMonday 16 Dec 2019 7:44 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link247Shareslast_img

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