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Sport Arsenal without Ceballos until mid-December

16:50  21 november  2019
16:50  21 november  2019 Source:   goal.com

'I am the coach': Unai Emery plays down talk of Jose Mourinho replacing him as Arsenal boss as he reveals Dani Ceballos only suffered a small injury

  'I am the coach': Unai Emery plays down talk of Jose Mourinho replacing him as Arsenal boss as he reveals Dani Ceballos only suffered a small injury The 1-1 result with Vitoria leaves Arsenal with just one victory in six games in all competitions and will do little to ease the pressure of Emery, who is facing a battle to save his job. Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Mourinho has been heavily linked to succeed Emery, but the Spaniard has reiterated that he is the man in charge.  © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Portuguese boss has been heavily linked to the Arsenal job with Emery under pressure 'I am the coach,' he said in his post-math press conference.  'In this competition, our objective is to be first in the group.

Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos is facing another month on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury. The Spain playmaker sustained the problem during the 1-1 Europa League draw at Vitoria SC at the start of this month. Head coach Unai Emery initially referred to that setback as a "small injury" but

Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos is facing another month on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury. The Spain playmaker sustained the problem during the 1-1 Europa League draw at Vitoria SC at the start of this month. Head coach Unai Emery initially referred to that setback as a "small injury" but

Dani Ceballos with a football ball: Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos © Getty Images Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos

Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos is facing another month on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury.

The Spain playmaker sustained the problem during the 1-1 Europa League draw at Vitoria SC at the start of this month.

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Head coach Unai Emery initially referred to that setback as a "small injury" but, in a short injury update posted on their official website ahead of Saturday's Premier League home match against Southampton, Arsenal confirmed damage to Ceballos' left hamstring means he is aiming to return to full training in mid-December.

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  Emery: Xhaka may not play for Arsenal again Unai Emery revealed conversations have taken place over whether Granit Xhaka should be sold in January.The midfielder has been absent for the last three matches after telling supporters to "f*** off" as he was jeered as he was substituted during a draw against Crystal Palace last month.

The 23-year-old picked up a hamstring injury against Vitoria on November 6 but is likely to be fit for the busy festive schedule.

Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos . Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos is facing another month on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury. The Spain playmaker sustained the problem during the 1-1 Europa League draw at Vitoria SC at the start of this month.

The 23-year-old has made 17 appearances in all competitions since moving to Emirates Stadium on a season-long loan from Real Madrid

Emery will assess Sead Kolasinac before the Southampton game after the left-back returned to club duty with a tight left hamstring.

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Bosnia-Herzegovina international Kolasinac completed 90 minutes of his country's 3-0 defeat to Italy last Friday but sat out the subsequent win over Liechtenstein by the same scoreline.

Emery finds himself under pressure following a run of four winless matches in the Premier League.

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Freddie Ljungberg admitted Arsenal's confidence is at rock bottom after his side slipped to a 2-1 defeat to Brighton at the Emirates Stadium. Neal Maupay's 80th-minute header condemned interim head coach Ljungberg to defeat in what was his first home game in charge as the crisis at Arsenal deepens.The Gunners have now gone nine matches without a win, their worst run in over 42 years, with Ljungberg unable to oversee an immediate upturn in fortunes following Unai Emery's sacking last week."They look very short on confidence," Ljungberg said.

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