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Ljungberg talks about his reason for leaving Arsenal

Sun 22 November 2020 | 14:43

Freddie Ljungberg, former coach and player of Arsenal has spoken about his time as interim manager of Arsenal.

Freddie Ljungberg

has spoken about his time as an interim manager when

Unai Emery

was sacked from

Arsenal

. It was not a successful spell for him as they only managed to win one of their 6 games while

Ljungberg

was in charge.

After the arrival of

Arteta

, he lost his position on the bench and finally left

Arsenal

, his loved club.

Ljungberg

is yet to find a new role and appeared as a pundit on Sky Sports on Sunday for coverage of

Arsenal

's trip to

Leeds United

.

"Yeah, 100 per cent [it was a tough decision to leave],"

Ljungberg

said on Sky Sports.

"Everybody knows how much I love that club. I've had a lot of very good relationships and stuff like that, so of course, it would be easy for me to have a comfortable life and stay there.

"But I felt that I've been an assistant a lot for a manager and I felt I'm ready to manage myself.

"To be able to do that I felt I had to leave and try to stand on my own two feet. Not an easy decision but I think it was the right thing to do for my career.

"I want to be a manager. I've tried to do all the work and tried to learn from a lot of good managers, and [now] I try to do it myself.

"Yeah exactly [I'm just waiting for the opportunity], something that fits all parties, and we'll wait and see."


source: SportMob