Football: Arsenal fans must give support to new boss Unai Emery, says Nigel Winterburn

Unai Emery won a hat-trick of Europa League titles with Sevilla. But he could not replicate European success at the Champions League level with Paris Saint-Germain, exiting twice in the round of 16.
Unai Emery won a hat-trick of Europa League titles with Sevilla. But he could not replicate European success at the Champions League level with Paris Saint-Germain, exiting twice in the round of 16.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Former defender wants new manager to stay true to Arsenal's history of attacking football

The appointment of Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor at Arsenal has stirred debate but Nigel Winterburn hopes the club's fans can rally behind the new manager.

The Spaniard was given the mandate this week, ending speculation that Wenger's assistant, Mikel Arteta, or Juventus' Massimiliano Allegri, will replace the Frenchman, who is the Gunners' most successful boss to date.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 25, 2018, with the headline 'Fans must give Emery support: Winterburn'. Print Edition | Subscribe