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Arsenal caretaker Ljungberg rallies squad before first training session

Arsenal caretaker boss Freddie Ljungberg has told the players they can still finish in the top four.

The Swede has taken charge after Friday's sacking of Unai Emery.

The Mirror says Ljungberg gave a rallying cry to the players after Unai Emery was sacked this morning and the Arsenal legend then took training ahead of Sunday's trip to Norwich.

Former Sweden midfielder Ljungberg tried to lift the mood after Emery's departure and a run of seven games without a win left Arsenal eight points outside of the Champions League places.

But Ljungberg's first message was to tell the players they have enough time and quality within the squad to make it.

Ljungberg will also appoint his own coaching team, although it may not be ex-first team coach Steve Bould who now works with the club's under-23s.

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