Following the appointment of Mikel Arteta as the new Arsenal head coach, Freddie Ljungberg is set to sign off as interim boss during the club's Premier League clash with Everton today.
Arsenal travel to Goodison Park to face Everton in an early Premier League encounter and journalist David Ornstein reports that Ljungberg is set to hand youths a starting role in his final match as interim manager. Forward Gabriel Martinelli, Smith-Rowe, Reiss Nelson, Bukay Saka, and Maitland-Niles are among the youths expected to start.
Hearing Freddie Ljungberg signs off as Arsenal interim boss at #EVEARS by going with youth - Martinelli, Smith-Rowe, Nelson, Saka, Maitland-Niles in mix to start. Understand Mikel Arteta wants 6 staff including Ljungberg. As per others, Steve Round & Inaki Cana also incoming #AFC— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) December 21, 2019