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How old is Unai Emery, does ‘new Arsenal manager’ speak English and what has he won in his career?



ARSENAL have reportedly made the shock decision to appoint Unai Emery as manager.

Unai Emery is set to become Arsenal’s new manager

Who is Unai Emery?

Born in Hondarribia, Spain, 46-year-old Unai Emery was a competent left-sided midfielder, who played five times for Real Sociedad but ultimately spent most of his career in the Spanish second tier.

After injuring his knee and being forced into retirement as a player, he was offered the manager’s role at his final club Lorca Deportivo and helped them win promotion to the Segunda Division for the first time ever.

Emery then moved to Almeria and made history again, leading the club into La Liga for the first time in its history.

He got his big break with a move to Valencia in 2008 and qualified for the Champions League in three of his four seasons with Los Ches before moving to Russia in 2012 and enduring an unsuccessful six months with Spartak Moscow.

His most successful role was to come when he returned to Spain with Sevilla in 2013, leading the club to an unprecedented three straight Europa League titles.

After leaving Sevilla, Emery had a mixed two seasons with PSG, as he secured the Coupe de la Ligue and the Coupe de France in 2017 and the domestic treble this season.

But the club’s performances under him in Europe were disappointing.

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Does Unai Emery speak English?

Unai Emery is not fluent in English but it is not known whether he will speaks the language well enough to be able to perform interviews without a translator.

But his linguistic skills were mocked in France after he gave an interview in barely comprehensible French shortly after taking the PSG job.

What has Unai Emery won?

Unai Emery has won all his career silverware with Sevilla and PSG, which is as follows:

Sevilla
UEFA Europa League: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16
Paris Saint-Germain
Ligue 1: 2017–18
Coupe de France: 2016–17, 2017–18
Coupe de la Ligue: 2016–17, 2017–18
Trophée des Champions: 2016, 2017

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