- Unai Emery says it has been an honour to be Arsenal head coach
- The Spaniard wishes he achieved better results before leaving after 18 months at the club
- Arsenal witnessed their worst record in 27 years after going seven games without a win under Emery
According to the Spaniard, he wished he could have achieved better results for the club during his 18 months stay.
The 48-year-old said: "Not a single day has gone by without me stopping to think about how lucky I have been to work for this club.
"It has been an honour to be the Arsenal head coach.
"To all the fans, I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for helping me to understand and feel the greatness of Arsenal.
"To all of you who have supported us from every corner of the globe, all of you who have come to the Emirates, all of you who have waited in the rain and cold just to greet me after a game, I would have liked nothing more than to have achieved better results for you."
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Emery left Arsenal with the club occupying the eight position in the Premier League table.
They are eight points behind the top four and 19 points behind league leaders Liverpool.
He helped Arsenal finished fifth in his first season in charge at Emirates Stadium after taking over from Arsene Wenger in May 2018.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Arsenal defender David Luiz has spoken for the first time on the sacking of Unai Emery with a hearty apology to the Spaniard.
In his tweet, the 32-year old admitted that the players “failed” Emery as he apologized for the poor run of form.
Emery was sacked on Friday, November 29, with the Gunners winless in their last seven matches in all competition.
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