Details- Arsenal board visit Unai Emery after Sunday’s performance against Crystal Palace

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Arsenal director Josh Kroenke reportedly visited Unai Emery’s office after their disappointing 2-2 draw at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Kroenke was in north London to attend the game having travelled from America and, according to The Athletic , followed his usual routine of visiting Emery after the game to discuss matters.

Head of football Raul Sanllehi and technical director Edu also addressed players and staff in the dressing room after the game, something which has become customary at the club.

Emery has come under increasing pressure for a perceived lack of progress in recent weeks and the Gunners suffered another blow with a 2-2 draw at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday.

But despite his recent struggles and a meeting with Kroenke after the game, Emery is reportedly still receiving firm support from the hierarchy at the club.

Whilst he will be given time and is likely to have at least the rest of the season, there is still pressure on Emery to deliver and guide the club back into the Champions League.

They have missed a major chance to establish themselves in the top four, losing to Sheffield United last week then being held this weekend.

Sections of the Arsenal support turned on captain Granit Xhaka, who reacted angrily to being booed off the field when he was substituted.

After the incident, Emery said: “He’s wrong but we are going to speak inside about that situation. I want to be calm but, really, he was wrong in this action.”

“We are working with every player about how to deal with the pressure. The reaction was wrong and we will discuss it with him.

“I have had similar situations. When supporters are criticising us we need to stand up and stay calm. They are the reason for our work. We need to stay calm when they are applauding and when they are criticising us.”

Fans also chanted the name of out-of-favour midfielder Mesut Ozil, showing their support of the playmaker after being shunned by Emery so far this season.

The Gunners face a tough trip to Liverpool in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night before hosting Wolves at the Emirates on Saturday.

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