Brendan Rodgers praises Unai Emery after Arsenal’s defeat to Leicester City

first_img Comment Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 9 Nov 2019 10:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.1kShares Arsenal fans are calling for Emery to be sacked (Getty Images)Asked if it is a compliment that Emery played a five-man defence against Leicester, Rodgers replied: ‘I think so, I think so.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I think the only other time they played that system when we looked and thought it was maybe going to be was probably the Europa League final against Chelsea.‘When they played that with the back five, the two then Ozil in behind the front two.More: 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 City‘Listen, they are a big, big threat on the counter attack.‘So we had to try and manage that the best we could today.‘There’s a couple of times they got away but we were able to recover back in to our space. Advertisement Advertisementcenter_img Brendan Rodgers and Leicester City are now second in the Premier League (PA Wire)‘But listen, Unai is a very, very good coach.‘He knows his players, he knows what game or what formation he needs to bring out the best.‘Our players are playing with a high level of confidence and have been for a long period of time.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Brendan Rodgers spoke highly of Unai Emery after Arsenal’s loss to Leicester (YouTube)Brendan Rodgers insists Unai Emery is a ‘very, very good coach’ despite Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday.Emery is under increasing pressure as the Gunners slipped to another defeat following second-half goals from Jamie Vardy and James Maddison.Reports have suggested that Arsenal’s hierarchy are already lining up replacements for Emery, with Jose Mourinho and former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique both contacted.But Rodgers praised the under-fire Arsenal manager after Leicester’s latest victory which has put them second in the Premier League.ADVERTISEMENT Brendan Rodgers praises Unai Emery after Arsenal’s defeat to Leicester Citylast_img read more

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Homes near the waterfront are being snapped up quickly

first_img11 Ogilvie St, WynnumBUYERS are getting in quick to snap up homes at Wynnum and Manly as demand is fast outstripping supply.Harcourts Green Living marketing specialist Courtney Brown said the suburbs were becoming more and more popular, mainly because of the “lifestyle of being able to enjoy the waterfront”.“There’s more people wanting to move there than there are (homes) for sale,” she said.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 202011 Ogilvie St, WynnumShe recently sold a three-bedroom house with two-bedroom granny flat at 11 Ogilvie St, Wynnum, for $695,000 that was still attracting inquiries a week later.“It sold the first weekend that it was open,” Mrs Brown said.“It’s pretty close to the water and it was dual living (so) that went really quickly.“Someone moving up from Victoria has bought it.”The median sale price for a house was $795,000 in Manly and $645,000 in Wynnum to the year ending October 2017, according to latest CoreLogic market trends data.Mrs Brown said she had noticed more people buying in surrounding areas, including Birkdale and Wellington Point, which were still close to the waterfront and slightly cheaper.last_img read more

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Wednesday people roundup

first_imgSociété Générale Securities Services – Jason Nabi has been appointedto the newly created position of head of financial institutions and brokers (FIB) for the UK. Reporting to Guillaume Heraud, global head of business development for financial institutions and brokers, he will be responsible for leading the business development strategy for FIB and its position across this client segment in the UK. He was previously responsible for the strategic business development of Markit’s asset servicing business.Allenbridge – Odi Lahav, chief executive, is totake over the company’s management from Karen Shackleton, currently managing director. Shackleton will, however, continue to handle her own client portfolio.Conning Asset Management – Ben Hamilton has been appointed portfolio manager in London. Hamilton, who will report to Russell Büsst, CAM’s European CIO, will assist senior portfolio managers managing fixed income portfolios for the European client base, and developing CAM’s global bond offering. Hamilton joins from Premier Asset Management, where he was assistant investment manager and research analyst for fixed income and multi-asset funds.GLG Partners – Simon Price has been appointed to the financials team. He will assume the position of asset manager, contributing to global, European and financials long/short strategies and working alongside the existing financials team of David Sanders and Stephen Holliday, with particular focus on stock-picking opportunities in the US and Japanese financials sectors. He joins from Occitan, where he was partner and global sector head for financials and macro analysis. Loyalis, State Street Global Advisors, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, Société Générale Securities Services, Allenbridge, Conning Asset Management, GLG Partners Loyalis – Aad van der Klugt is to leave as a board member at Loyalis, the APG subsidiary for additional pension products. His departure follows the slimming down of the company, as a result of a changing life insurance market, as well as the transfer to APG of the Loyalis subsidiary for tailor-made administration (LMA). Van der Klugt’s responsibilities will be assumed by Peter van Wageningen, chairman of the board, and financial director Wim Vliex. State Street Global Advisors – Mark Fortier has been appointed managing director, head of global defined contribution research and product development. Fortier, most recently head of product and partner strategy at Alliance Bernstein, will be responsible for developing products that anticipate plan sponsor needs, working closely with the investment teams across SSGA to bring new DC products to market globally. He will be based in Boston, reporting to Fredrik Axsater, managing director and global head of defined contribution at SSGA.Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change – Peter Damgaard Jensen has been appointed to the board of the IIGCC. Jensen is managing director and chief executive at PKA, and was also chairman of the Danish Insurance Association from 2009 to 2013.last_img read more

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Distracted driving leads to Franklin County crash

first_imgFranklin County, In. — A single car crash resulted in minor injuries to two elderly ladies Friday.Valarie Totten, 61, of Brookville, was westbound on U.S. 52 and was pointing something out at her former residence. When she did, her vehicle drifted off the right side of the road and struck a culvert and a tree.Totten and Elizabeth Reyes, 62, of San Bernardino, Ca., were transported to a local hospital for treatment.last_img

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