Unai Emery is doing wonders with Villarreal and has set a brand new membership file following their good run of current outcomes.
The Spanish membership are unbeaten of their final 19 video games in all competitions – you need to return to September to seek out their solely defeat of the entire season.
Their 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao set a brand new membership file for the longest unbeaten run within the membership’s historical past.
Villarreal appear to be going from energy to energy below Emery as they’re fourth within the desk, and simply six factors off prime spot.
They’ve additionally made the final 32 of the Europa League and can face Pink Bull Salzburg in February.
Emery is flourishing on the membership he took over in July profitable 11, drawing 9 and shedding simply certainly one of his first 21 video games.
It’s a world away from the view of the Spaniard when he was unceremoniously sacked by Arsenal in November 2019.
He was axed from the north London membership after a run of seven winless video games, which left them eighth within the Premier League.
Quick ahead 12 months and Emery has thrived whereas the scenario has solely received worse for the Gunners.
Mikel Arteta was employed as supervisor in December and issues regarded promising to start out with as they lifted the FA Cup on the finish of the season.
However Arteta is below loads of stress now having gone seven Premier League video games and not using a win and the membership languishing down in 15th place.