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Manchester United legend Gary Neville has stated that Unai Emery needs three to four transfer windows to turn arsenal around according to talkSPORT.
He stated this while live on talkSPORT ahead of the Gunners’ FA cup with Manchester united. He advised that the new Arsenal manager should be given time to organize his own squad.
He acknowledged the fact that Arsenal was improving even though they still display some bits of their old style while referring to their 2-0 win against Chelsea.
He also revealed that he wasn’t surprised that Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey were on their way out of the club, in line with this he has stated that in order to correct things in the squad certain measures such as moving players out.
“Emery wants players that can transform the club so he has to be able to ship players out, to be ableto correct thing. It is like a cultural shift, a big mentality shift. But he needs to do that and needs time.” He said.
He commended Emery’s work so far, stating that he trusted his credibility. He disclosed that the Spaniard was a talented coach and was well spoken of in Spain.
He laid emphasis on the fact that even with Valencia having 15 managers in 13 years he was able to maintain his position for 4-years.
Gary Neville himself would know all about the managerial difficulties at Valencia having managed the club himself and getting sacked after a poor stint.
United went on to knock Arsenal out of the FA Cup in that match with a 3-1 scoreline as the Gunners lost both Sokratis and Koscielny to injuries.