Freddie Ljungberg wants former Arsenal team-mate Gilberto Silva on coaching staff

first_imgAdvertisement Silva played alongside Ljungberg in Arsenal’s Invincibles team (Picture: Getty)The Brazilian has limited coaching experience, but did serve as technical director at Greek side Panathanaikos in 2016.Arsenal travel to Norwich on Sunday for Ljungberg’s first Premier League game in charge.AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: 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 CityAlthough Ljungberg is not presently being considered for the permanent position at Arsenal, the Swede could be given the rest of the season to stake his claim.Ljungberg coached Arsenal’s Under-23s before linking up with Emery’s senior coaching set-up and is well liked by the first-team players.Arsenal are without a win in their seven games in all competitions and Emery was axed in the wake of another humiliating defeat, this time at the hands of German side Eintracht Frankfurt. Emery defends Arsenal team’s performance after Frankfurt lossTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 6:03FullscreenEmery defends Arsenal team’s performance after Frankfurt losshttps://metro.co.uk/video/emery-defends-arsenal-teams-performance-frankfurt-loss-2059112/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. Arsenal play Norwich in Ljungberg’s first game in charge (Picture: Getty)Ljungberg sent a message to Arsenal fans after his appointment, saying: ‘However long I oversee Arsenal for I will give everything, I have to put smiles on faces again.‘We have a busy few weeks ahead and the team needs your support. Let’s get to work.’Brendan Rodgers, Massimiliano Allegri, Nuno Espirito Santo, Carlo Ancelotti and Mikel Arteta are all reportedly under consideration by Arsenal, with the Gunners expected to take their time to name a new head coach. Comment Freddie Ljungberg wants former Arsenal team-mate Gilberto Silva on coaching staff Coral BarrySaturday 30 Nov 2019 8:46 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.8kShares Ljungberg is assembling his coaching staff (Picture: Getty)Freddie Ljungberg is considering bringing on former Gunner Gilberto Silva to his Arsenal coaching staff, reports say.Arsenal’s decision to sack Unai Emery and his backroom staff on Friday mean Ljungberg can name his own team.Ljungberg is expected to finalise his coaching staff this weekend and the Guardian claim Silva has emerged as a shock contender.Silva lives in London and he and Ljungberg played together in Arsene Wenger’s ‘Invincibles’ side.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisementlast_img read more