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Arsenal boss Emery takes squad out for 'unity' dinner

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is demanding unity from his players.

The Sun says he ordered Arsenal players to show “solidarity" to the outside world during a team dinner called straight after the Watford debacle.

Gunners stars dined at trendy Mayfair restaurant Novikov with the management following their catastrophic defensive performance in the 2-2 draw at Vicarage Road.

In an attempt to salvage team spirit, under-pressure boss Emery told his squad that the critics were watching for their reaction.

The Spaniard ordered them to put on a united front — despite huge cracks and factions developing within the dressing room.

Emery wants to portray the image that the players all get on and are a tightly-knit unit.

But that could not be further from the truth after skipper Granit Xhaka claimed Arsenal's players were “scared".

According to Arsenal insiders, there is a lack of discipline at the club and Emery has struggled to exert any authority over an unruly dressing room.

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