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Unai Emery ‘in talks to become Villarreal boss as he looks for first job since Arsenal departure’

Unai Emery ‘in talks to become Villarreal boss as he looks for first job since Arsenal departure’

  • Unai Emery is reportedly in talks to become the new head coach of Villarreal 
  • Emery is eager to return to management after departure from Arsenal last year 
  • The Spaniard managed Villarreal’s rivals Valencia between 2008 and 2012 

Former Arsenal boss Unai Emery is in talks to become the new head coach of Villarreal.

Emery hasn’t managed since he was sacked by the Gunners in November last year and sees Villarreal as the perfect club to return to the game, as reported by Sky Sports.

Villarreal, who finished in fifth place in LaLiga, are reportedly on the lookout for a new manager, with current coach Javier Calleja poised to depart.

Former Arsenal boss Unai Emery is in talks to become the new head coach of Villarreal

If he did take charge of Villarreal, Emery would again be involved in the Europa League, a competition he won three years in succession with Sevilla between 2014 and 2016.

Emery previously managed Villarreal’s rivals Valencia between 2008 and 2012, while he…