Unai Emery thanks Freddie Ljunberg for recommending Arsenal youngster Robbie Burton

first_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 18 Jul 2019 8:17 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.7kShares Comment Robbie Burton impressed as a substitute in Arsenal’s pre-season win over Bayern Munich (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery is already delighted with the contribution of his newly promoted assistant coach Freddie Ljungberg after he alerted him to the potential of youngster Robbie Burton.The 19-year-old midfielder impressed as a second half substitute during Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Bayern Munich in California on Thursday.Ljungberg enhanced his reputation as Arsenal’s Under-23 coach last season and replaced Steve Bould in what was effectively a job swap last month.Emery admitted he was previously unaware of Burton’s potential and versatility and confessed it was Ljungberg who put forward the youngster’s case to be integrated into the first team squad.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: 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‘Very positive,’ said Emery of Ljungberg’s early contributions.‘We worked last year with Steve Bould, Freddie with the Under-23s. We changed because for them it was a good option.‘With Freddie we are working. Above all he’s helping us with the young players because he knows better than us every young player.‘For example Robbie [Burton], I didn’t know Robbie. Freddie said to me he’s a good player with the capacity to play as a 6 or 8. Really he helped us like we needed.’ Unai Emery thanks Freddie Ljunberg for recommending Arsenal youngster Robbie Burton Eddie Nketiah scored Arsenal’s winning goal against Bayern Munich (Picture: Getty)It was another youngster, Eddie Nketiah, whose late goal ensured Arsenal maintained a perfect start to their pre-season tour.‘It’s brilliant,’ he told Arsenal.com after our 2-1 win. ‘They’re such a great team and it was a great experience to come on.‘I didn’t come on for long, so I just wanted to make an impact and do well. Luckily I was in the right place at the right time. I’m grateful.‘Pre-season is vital. I always try to come back in tip-top shape and do my best. It’s a chance. I came on today and I took my chance. That’s all I can do.’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 Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

​Leeds not giving up on Udinese playmaker De Paul

first_imgLeeds United are still attempting to secure the signing of Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul. The Elland Road club wish to sign the Udinese playmaker to add some creativity to Marcelo Bielsa’s team. Football Insider says they are offering a loan to buy deal to the Italian club to sign De Paul. Udinese reportedly want close to £37million for the player, and Leeds are willing to structure a deal that eventually reaches such a fee.Advertisement Loading… read also:Leeds eager to buy Chelsea midfielder Gallagher But they would prefer an initial loan, as it eases the immediate financial burden. The player wants to come, per The Square Ball, but must wait for his club to accept a bid for him. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted ContentFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtDid You Notice How Natural Simba’s Movements Looked In The Movie?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThe World’s 7 Most Spectacular Railway StationsBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A DroneTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Time11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table Top8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Waylast_img read more

Taylor in quarter final action today

first_imgThe 2012 gold medallist fights in the afternoon session which starts at 2 o’clock.Dublin’s Kellie Harrington has guaranteed at least a bronze medal as she has won her quarter final.Harrington won every round of her bout. Grainne Walsh misses out on a medal having lost her quarter final.last_img