Cape Town - Arsenal interim manager Freddie Ljungberg says he is yet to
discuss with the club's leadership the possibility of taking on the role on a
The 42-year-old Swede was placed in charge on an interim
basis following the sacking of Unai Emery last month.
He steered the Gunners to their first win since October 24
when they came from behind to beat West Ham on Monday night.
Next up is a Europa League trip to Standard Liege with
progression into the knockout stages all-but assured.
As Arsenal's hunt for a long-term successor to Emery
continues and Carlo Ancelotti's name enters the rumour mill following his
sacking from Napoli on Tuesday, Ljungberg's own chances of landing the job
"That's not a conversation I've had with the
bosses," he said when asked if he still saw himself in the running.
"My job is to go from day to day, game to game, to try
to help this fantastic club. That's what I try to do. All of those decisions
are up to the top dogs.
"I've been asked this question a lot since I took over
and I just try to concentrate on my job - that is to win football games and get
us to play better football.
"What the club decides to do or who they choose it is
totally up to them, but I stay totally out of it."
Ljungberg revealed the likes of head of football Raul
Sanllehi and technical director Edu were present in the West Ham changing room
as Arsenal finally ended their nine-match winless streak.
- TeamTalk Media