Unai Emery returns to Spain to coach Villarreal

VILLARREAL, Spain (AP) — Unai Emery is heading home to Spain to take over as coach of Villarreal and returning to the country where he won three straight Europa League titles before frustrating stints at Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal. Villarreal says the 48-year-old Emery has agreed to a three-year contract. Emery will inherit a team with a talented group of attacking players led by strikers Paco Alcácer and Gerard Moreno. Emery last coached at Arsenal. He had replaced Arsene Wenger at the London club but was fired in November after 18 months as manager. Emery won three straight Europa League titles with Sevilla from 2014-16.