Sven Mislintat ‘dismayed’ by Unai Emery’s transfer decision at Arsenal

first_imgAdvertisement Sven Mislintat left Arsenal after just 14 months at the club (Getty Images)Mislintat is said to have urged Emery to give more chances to Joe Willock and Bukayo Saka, but the Arsenal boss overruled the German and pushed to complete the loan deal for Suarez.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe Spaniard had played under Emery at Sevilla and the pair won the Europa League together in 2015. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 14 Jul 2019 1:12 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link795Shares Sven Mislintat ‘dismayed’ by Unai Emery’s transfer decision at Arsenal Denis Suarez was a huge flop during his loan spell at Arsenal (Getty Images)Suarez, however, will go down as one of the worst signings in Arsenal’s recent history as he played just 95 minutes in total and returned to Barcelona early due to injury.Mislintat left Arsenal in February and is now Stuttgart’s director of football.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 Arsenalcenter_img Advertisement Comment Unai Emery was criticised by Sven Mislintat for wanting to sign Denis Suarez (Getty Images)Arsenal’s former head of recruitment Sven Mislintat was ‘dismayed’ by Unai Emery’s decision to sign Denis Suarez shortly before he left the club, according to reports.Mislintat spent just 14 months at Arsenal and oversaw several key transfers during his time at the club, most notably the arrivals of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bernd Leno, Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi.But Mislintat, who was nicknamed ‘Diamond Eye’ in Germany after his series of shrewd signings for Borussia Dortmund, became disillusioned at Arsenal and had several disagreements with the club’s head of football Raul Sanllehi.According to The Sunday Times, Mislintat was also ‘dismayed’ by Emery’s insistence on signing Suarez from Barcelona as he had earmarked two Arsenal academy players to challenge for the position on the right flank instead.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more