David Luiz confident Unai Emery will improve Arsenal’s leaky defence

first_imgDavid Luiz confident Unai Emery will improve Arsenal’s leaky defence Arsenal have conceded as many goals as West Ham and Wolves this season (Picture: Getty)But Luiz has defended his manager’s tactics and believes there has been an improvement recently, collecting a clean sheet in their last outing before the international break against Bournemouth.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘We talk about this with every single club, Arsenal is no different,’ Luiz told Sky Sports when asked about the criticism of the side’s defending.‘I think Unai is working very well with the plan to defend and then the plan to attack.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‘I always say, defending starts with the strikers and through the whole team, and you can see with modern football that the goalkeeper is now like a No 6.‘We are going to try and improve, we are already doing well and the last few games have showed that we are stronger in a defensive way. Advertisement The Gunners have conceded almost twice as many goals as league leaders Liverpool (Picture: Getty)David Luiz insists Unai Emery is working on improving Arsenal’s defensive displays and is confident there will be a marked improvement at the back in the coming games.Although the Gunners are third in the Premier League table, they have only kept two clean sheets and conceded 11 goals in their eight games.They rank joint eighth defensively, letting in almost twice as many goals as league leaders Liverpool, and both the defence and Emery have been criticised for some meek performances at the back. Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 19 Oct 2019 8:00 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.6kSharescenter_img Arsenal are next in action away to Sheffield United on Monday night (Picture: Getty)‘I want this club to improve in every part of the game. I think we’ve started really well and we just lost one game in the Premier League.‘I think the team is improving and now we are in third in the table but we want to finish this season fighting for the title.’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 Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

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ARDARA NOMINATE ANTHONY HARKIN FOR DONEGAL MANAGER’S JOB

first_imgSo who will fill this man’s shoes?THERE’S MORE horses in the field in the race to succeed Jim McGuinness as Donegal manager after Ardara nominated Anthony Harkin for the job before the deadline last night.Harkin is highly rated; as are the other three who are known to have bid for the job.Anyone who thought that going for this position was a poisoned chalice can think again – there’s a determination in this county to keep the Donegal success rolling now that Jim has gone. And with Michael Murphy saying the players are ready to get behind whoever the next manager is, it may not be the unforgiving job some in the Dublin (and some local) media would have you believe.More twists and turns ahead….. ARDARA NOMINATE ANTHONY HARKIN FOR DONEGAL MANAGER’S JOB was last modified: October 18th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Anthony HarkinArdaradonegalGlentiesManagerlast_img read more

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