Mikel Arteta warned he may be forced to sell Arsenal stars Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette


first_img 1 min. story Read More Full Screen Advertisement Video Settings Advertisement Read More Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling by Metro PLAY Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been linked with a move away from Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal hero Charlie Nicholas admits his former club are struggling and says they may have to sell star forwards Aubameyang and Lacazette in the coming transfer windows.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT Skip Ad Read More About Connatix V67539 Comment Coming Nextcenter_img Read More Mikel Arteta has been warned he may have to sell two key Arsenal stars (Picture: Getty)New Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has been warned he may be forced to sell Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.Former Gunners midfielder Arteta was unveiled as the new Arsenal head coach on Friday and takes over from Freddie Ljungberg, who was placed in temporary charge following Unai Emery’s sacking.With Arteta watching on from the stands, Arsenal were held to a goalless draw by relegation-battlers Everton on Saturday as they dropped to 11th in the Premier League. Despite developing into key players for Arsenal, both Aubameyang and Lacazette have been strongly linked with moves away from the Emirates in recent weeks.‘Defensively, in midfield, in attack – Aubameyang’s all over the place, Lacazette doesn’t get a game and feels unloved – he [Arteta] might have to sell them to get some money in,’ Nicholas said.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‘The other issues, the big ones, are the leadership issues that he has to take on.‘Does Ozil fit? No, well he can go. Xhaka? There is interest from Hertha Berlin, you can go because what you did would not suit what I want. There are many big decisions to make.‘It’s easy to say get rid of six or seven players but they aren’t ready to replace them yet, so that’s the hard part.‘But the first thing he must do is walk in the dressing room and say “here’s my rules, here’s the way I’m doing things, I’m leading this football team now so get on board or move on”.’ Ljungberg reflects on Arsenal’s 0-0 draw with Everton, teases ArtetaTo 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 5:35FullscreenLjungberg reflects on Arsenal’s 0-0 draw with Everton, teases Artetahttps://metro.co.uk/video/ljungberg-reflects-arsenals-0-0-draw-everton-teases-arteta-2075034/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 produced a mediocre performance at Goodison Park on Saturday and Ljungberg said: ‘We dominated possession but we would have liked to get more out of it.‘We put a lot of young players out because I wanted to reward players who had trained well. I’ve learned a lot and it’s been a proud time for me to lead this amazing club.‘I knew I was interim manager to steady the ship and I feel like I’ve done that. It’s great the club has taken the decision and now we move forward.’MORE: Mikel Arteta waited for Arsenal squad after stalemate against EvertonMORE: Raul Sanllehi outlines Arsenal’s transfer plans after Mikel Arteta arrival 1/1 SPONSORED Metro Sport ReporterSunday 22 Dec 2019 11:56 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.5kShares Skip Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Top articles / Mikel Arteta warned he may be forced to sell Arsenal stars Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazettelast_img

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