Freddie Ljungberg's reign as Arsenal's interim manager could end in February

Freddie Ljungberg's reign as Arsenal's interim manager could end in February

Freddie Ljungberg's reign as Arsenal's interim manager could come to an end in the next 12 weeks due to him not currently having Pro Licence certificate.

The 42-year-old former Swedish footballer currently has UEFA A Licence and he will need to have Pro Licence for him to become the permanent manager at the Emirates stadium.

Arsenal on Friday afternoon, November 29, sacked Unai Emery because of the Gunners' poor form of run this season in all competitions.

Unai Emery invited the anger and frustration of Arsenal board after the Gunners lost 2-1 to Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday night, November 28.

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And after the encounter, Arsenal fans protested for Unai Emery to be sacked and he was subsequently kicked out by Arsenal chiefs.

As it stands presently, Freddie Ljungberg's current A Licence can only propel him to manage Premier League games and other competitions until the end of February 2020.

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Meanwhile, the application for the Pro League Licence will start this weekend, and if Freddie Ljungberg should register, then the Premier League could allow him to prolong his spell at Arsenal.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are currently occupying eight position on the Premier League standings with 18 points after 13 games played.

Arsenal will face Norwich City on Sunday, December 1, in their next Premier League game.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Unai Emery was sacked by Arsenal following a torrid run of lacklustre performance that saw the Premier League side forfeit an early lead to suffer another 2-1 defeat to Frankfurt.

The Spaniard was shown the way out of Emirates Stadium after eighteen months in charge of the North London side.

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