Unai Emery is the new Arsenal manager. That much we know for sure.
Or at least we think?
The 46-year-old Spaniard, who led Sevilla to three straight Europa League titles from 2014-2016 and Paris Saint-Germain to the Ligue 1 title this past season, seems to have posted on his own official website that he was taking the job, replacing Arsene Wenger’s frustrating but ultimately prosperous 22-year-run in charge at the Emirates.
And then, it was gone:
Unai Emery accidentally announced himself early, then just decided to take down his website. pic.twitter.com/vAJ6k9Hfkq
— Jack Grimse (@JackGrimse) May 22, 2018
Here’s the image originally posted revealing the hiring:
Did Emery, or someone on his behalf, update his official site a little too early? It certainly seems that way.
For what it’s worth, the Arsenal.com home page at this moment is promoting the club’s new home kit and several World Cup-related items, with nary a mention of Emery’s appointment.
Is Emery the next Arsenal manager? Almost assuredly.
Is it absolutely official? Well, let’s not go there yet.
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