Why Unai Emery Could Leave Arsenal This Summer

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Arsenal brought in Unai Emery as a replacement for Arsene Wenger in May 2017 and it would be unfair not to commend him for a job well done so far.

The Spaniard despite the many ups and downs at the club has still done above expectation even when many thought he would struggle to settle down as is usually the case with newly-appointed managers.

He has put the Gunners in position for a top-four finish while also helping them to the quarter-finals of the Europa League where thwy will be facing Napoli of the Serie A.

These feats would make any Arsenal faithful want his continual reign at the club but the reverse could be the case because should situations go against his long-term goals, the former Paris Saint Germain boss could wave goodbye to the Emirates Stadium.

In analyses given by Starsport, there are three possible conditions that could cause challenges to Arsenal in their quest to keep him at the club.

First is the low transfer budget menace which has hunted the club in years. It marred the Wenger era to an extent and when we all thought there would be a change of approach as a result of a change in management, the ugly monster raised its head again.

It has been severally reported that Arsenal have prepared a low fee of £50 million for the boss - an amount we all know will not properly cater for our needs in the summer transfer window.

To make reasonable progress, Emery will have to do an overhaul which will include the signing of capable players. This would not be possible without adequate funds. Should he forsee doom as a result of Arsenal's lacklustre attitude to transfers, the ex-Sevilla boss could depart.

Amid the saga, Emery who is a well-respected figure in Spain and a speculated potential target for Barcelona could go for the offer if approached.

It is understood that a section of Barcelona faithfuls do not like the style of coach Ernesto Valverde. He is doing well but anything can still happen in the near future.

Lastly is the inability to get someone worthy to work with when it comes to transfer matters. Sven Mislintat left in February as he felt his opinions as head of recruitment were often overruled.

Arsenal then turned to Monchi who changed his mind to head to Sevilla. Marc Overmars was also considered but he turned down the offer to remain in Ajax on the long term.

The hunt continues with current Marseille sporting director and former Barcelona goalkeeper Andoni Zubizarreta in line for the job.

As long as the role of sporting director remains vacant, Emery would have some issues on player recruitment meaning the side will face the risk of crumbling and losing him in the process.

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