Date published: Thursday 13th June 2019 2:38
Cohen Bramall has blasted Arsenal boss Unai Emery, revealing that he ‘never had a conversation with him’ prior to his exit.
The 23-year-old is one of seven players who will be released by the Gunners once their current contracts expire at the end of this month.
Bramall, who was signed from Hednesford Town In January 2017, has hit out at current boss Emery and claiming that he much preferred Arsene Wenger.
“When Arsene left it changed the whole thing for me,” Bramall told Goal. “I’m gutted that he left.
“When Unai came in I was hoping to train across with the first-team but I didn’t really get that opportunity.
“A lot of staff went, Neil Banfield, the boss obviously and other people round the club. A lot of people went and that made a big impact. But that’s life and it happens.
“I didn’t have a conversation with Unai at all. That’s the thing. I didn’t have a conversation with him once.
“It was probably difficult for him because I’m guessing he was told I didn’t have the best of loans at Birmingham, so he just binned me off.
“And when I did get told to go over there and train, it was at the last minute. That’s the thing that upset me a bit because I didn’t get the chance to show Unai what I could do, like I did with Arsene.
“The last three months I worked really hard to see if anything would change, but nothing did. So I knew it was coming. I already accepted it when Arsene went.”