Lucas Torreira shares touching moment with Freddie Ljungberg after Arsenal’s clash with Everton

first_img Video Settings Read More 1/1 Coming Next Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE PLAY Read More Lucas Torreira shares touching moment with Freddie Ljungberg after Arsenal’s clash with Everton Full Screen Ljungberg reflects on Arsenal’s 0-0 draw with Everton, teases ArtetaTo 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 5:35FullscreenLjungberg reflects on Arsenal’s 0-0 draw with Everton, teases Arteta 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. Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Comment Advertisement / Read More Read More Top articles Ljungberg looked very emotional as he handed over the managerial reins to Arteta (Picture: Getty)‘Per Mertesacker has been our academy manager as well as being my assistant and it hasn’t been easy for him.‘He’s been going to kids’ Christmas parties and then back to me and here and there so I must say a big thank you to him.’On whether he has spoken to Arteta, Ljungberg added: ‘I spoke to him a little bit today and yesterday. The club have said they want me to stay and I will chat with him Arteta tomorrow.’MORE: Calum Chambers reveals what Mikel Arteta told Arsenal players in dressing room before Everton matchMORE: Freddie Ljungberg confirms Arsenal hierarchy want to keep him after Mikel Arteta’s arrivalMore: 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 Skip 1 min. story Read More Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling by Metro The Swede’s interim spell in charge is over now Mikel Arteta has been appointed (Picture: Getty)Lucas Torriera shared a touching moment with Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg after his final match in charge, thanking the Swede for everything he has done.Ljungberg was in the dugout for the sixth and final time against Everton at Goodison Park on Saturday, with newly appointed head coach Mikel Arteta watching on from the stands.The former under-23 manager’s future is still up in the air, with Arsenal keen to keep him around, and he will speak to Arteta about a potential role in the backroom team. ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED Ljungberg looked visibly emotional after the full-time whistle had gone in Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Everton, staying on the pitch to salute the away fans and chatting with his players.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe enjoyed a particularly heartfelt talk with Torreira, who has been one of the big beneficiaries of Ljungberg’s short rein, starting the club’s last four league matches and returning to his natural holding midfield role.The Uruguayan was keen to thank his temporary boss for all he had done and Ljungberg was almost tearful hearing the words, giving the midfielder a big hug.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 ArsenalAsked about his brief time in charge, Ljungberg said after the game: ‘You try to fill the gaps and do a lot of things but I learned a lot about myself.‘I tried to organised things and get it done. Of course it’s been a big honour but it’s also been a big challenge. Skip Ad About Connatix V67539 Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 21 Dec 2019 4:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link12.3kShareslast_img

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