I think Arteta was their first choice to replace Wenger! but the widespread negative reaction on social media etc, was causing them concern! So when Emery came along he was a perfect get out!
That turned out to be a disaster, so I reckon the board have come to the conclusion that they should have stuck to their initial instincts, rather than be swayed by others
Granted we are but a small section of the AFC fanbase, but it is telling that he has zero votes here out of 34, so I think that it is fair to say that support for the plan to appoint him hasn't increased - actually in all likelihood support for his appointment will probably have gone down now because most Gooners believe that we need a more experienced manager now cos we are in an awful state, where as w weren't as bad back then