Arsenal manager Unai Emery expects tough debut against defending champions Manchester City

Arnold Nichols
August 11, 2018

'The representation for every player and in every time in the season [there is] the capacity to do that. "It's natural these five players are in the position to be captain".

"When we are thinking in an attacking moment, I want the goalkeeper thinking for that, he is the first".

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has ruled out the prospect of England striker Danny Welbeck leaving the club this month but said that Carl Jenkinson, David Ospina, and Joel Campbell have all been informed they are surplus to requirements.

With Arsenal to host reigning Premier League champions Manchester City in the season opener on Sunday, Emery could be in for a baptism of fire. City, I think, after two years of working with Guardiola they have more stability, more security and when you watch City's matches, they are playing with a very, very great confidence in themselves.

"We need two things: quality players, which we have, and then organisation".


Emery speaks English far from fluently but his command of the language has improved since his appointment in May and he hopes his team have made similar strides during the summer.

This coming Sunday starts the beginning of a new chapter for Arsenal football club, with Unai Emery becoming the club's boss at the start of the summer, after Arsene Wenger's 22-year love affair with the North London side came to an end. Emery said. "The past is very important for this club with the people who were working here".

Perez managed to score eight goals in 35 matches for Deportivo who have been relegated into the Segunda division in Spain last season.

Leroy Sane may also feel he has a point to prove after not making it into Germany's World Cup squad, and looks a good value longer bet at 17/10 (2.70) considering he has scored in three of his previous four league meetings with this opposition. "We are to think only to win the match". "And then when we have the space, to be aggressive going forward", Emery told Sky Sports. I believe in me, I believe in the players, I believe in the club. "But my idea is to give us the best performance quickly".

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