Unai Emery calls on Arsenal to show Tottenham respect in Carabao Cup tie

• Arsenal players criticised for derby victory selfies
• Manager calls Southampton defeat a wake-up call

Unai Emery has called on his Arsenal side to show Tottenham respect when they renew derby hostilities in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, but insists that “emotion is very important” in building a successful football team.

Arsenal’s players were criticised for posting selfies from the dressing room after their 4-2 victory over Spurs at the Emirates Stadium earlier this month, with Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino suggested such moments should be saved for winning trophies. Emery did not concur but said that any expression of emotion should be tempered, and that applies to both sides.

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Unai Emery calls on Arsenal to show Tottenham respect in Carabao Cup tie

• Arsenal players criticised for derby victory selfies
• Manager calls Southampton defeat a wake-up call

Unai Emery has called on his Arsenal side to show Tottenham respect when they renew derby hostilities in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, but insists that “emotion is very important” in building a successful football team.

Arsenal’s players were criticised for posting selfies from the dressing room after their 4-2 victory over Spurs at the Emirates Stadium earlier this month, with Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino suggested such moments should be saved for winning trophies. Emery did not concur but said that any expression of emotion should be tempered, and that applies to both sides.

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Pochettino refuses to comment on Manchester United speculation

• ‘A lot of rumours happen but it’s not my business’
• Spurs coach offers no guarantees for next season

Mauricio Pochettino insisted that he would not and could not comment on “rumours” linking him to Manchester United at the end of the season, as he declined to offer Tottenham any guarantees he would remain with them next season.

United sacked José Mourinho on Tuesday morning, after a dismal run of results, and they intend to appoint a caretaker manager until the end of the season, when they will make permanent choice to lead them forward. They considered a move for Pochettino in 2016, after the dismissal of Louis van Gaal, only to go, instead, for Mourinho.

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