Tag: Unai Emery
After getting off to a winning start in the Europa League last week, Arsenal are hoping to do the same in the League Cup against Brentford on Wednesday.
Tony Adams reportedly contacted Ivan Gazidis over the summer only to be told there was no role for him at the club under Unai Emery.
It’s only natural that for this first season, Unai Emery’s men are going to be continually compared to the Arsenal of the last campaign.
Arsenal are on a long streak of Premier League wins against non-big six teams at the Emirates Stadium, and it might surprise you to learn just how long it's been since they dropped points.
Arsenal secured a fifth consecutive win and a first clean sheet of the season against Everton on Sunday, and moved up to sixth in the table.
It’s easy to get carried away with Mesut Ozil scoring two goals in two games but it’s hard to escape the fact that this season he’s being asked to be a regular member of the squad and he actually seems to be enjoying it.
Arsenal welcome Everton to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, after securing their first win of the Europa League campaign against Vorskla on Thursday.
Unai Emery has confirmed that Bernd Leno will play more minutes for Arsenal in the next week, and refused to attach any blame to the goalkeeper for FC Vorskla's goals on Thursday.
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Arsenal eased past FC Vorskla on Thursday, with a 4-2 scoreline that ended up flattering the visitors, if anything.
Bernd Leno will start in goal tonight for Arsenal against FC Vorskla and Unai Emery explained to the press why he’s been picking Petr Cech in goal for the club so far this season.
Arsenal begin their Europa League campaign at home to FC Vorskla on Thursday, and will hope to get off to a winning start under three-time winner of the competition Unai Emery.
The Europa League occupies a weird place in English football despite the media’s obsession with certain clubs needing to win trophies.
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez says Unai Emery is a good manager, and explains what he thinks the new head coach's plan is for Arsenal this season.
The last time Arsenal failed to keep a cleansheet in their opening five matches of a league campaign was 1988 – but they went on to win the league that year.
Tottenham have reportedly banned the media from asking Lucas Moura any questions about his support for the right-wing politician, Jair Bolsonaro.
Modern football loves nothing better than a snap judgement – with players and managers written off or over-hyped on a tiny window of evidence. At Arsenal this season, people are bound to be rushing to a conclusion about the Unai Emery era after the departure of Arsene Wenger.
Arsenal picked up their second away win of the season when they beat Newcastle United 2-1 on Saturday at St. James' Park.
Lucas Torreira came on to change the game yet again on Saturday, as Arsenal got another three points on the board away from home against Newcastle.
Joel Campbell has revealed what Unai Emery told him before he left the club for Frosinone.
With the international break finally coming to an end, Arsenal have the chance to make it three wins in a row when they face Newcastle United this weekend.
Nigel Winterburn believes that Unai Emery will need at least one season to make progress with Arsenal.
Sol Campbell thinks Arsenal are on the right track under Unai Emery, and says we need to give the new head coach a bit more time before we judge him.
Santi Cazorla has revealed he held a 'secret' summer phone call with Unai Emery to talk about Arsenal and what the club need to improve.
According to the Times, Unai Emery is growing increasingly frustrated with Ivan Gazidis’ prevarication over a move to AC Milan.
Nwankwo Kanu has bucked the trend of Arsenal legends talking about Unai Emery, with a surprisingly fair assessment of the Spaniard's start at the club.
Arsenal have seemingly blocked Emile Smith Rowe from going on international duty with the England u19s, instead retaining him for first-team training on Wednesday.
The season has barely got started and instead of talking about round five of the Premier League, we’re twiddling our thumbs and talking about an international tournament nobody cares about or wants.
If you can’t teach an old dog new tricks then Unai Emery must be considering if it’s time to put Bernd Leno into the Arsenal goal as Petr Cech continues to struggle with the ball at his feet.
So all the transfer windows have finally closed and we know the Arsenal squad that will see us through until January at least.
Stan Kroenke has set Unai Emery the task of winning the Champions League according to Rob Draper in today’s Sunday Mirror.
Unai Emery has further put rumours of a rift between him and Mesut Özil to bed, by rubbishing reports that the pair had a falling out over which position the 29-year-old would play in this season.
Aaron Ramsey has managed to say more about his new Arsenal deal without actually talking about it at all.
Unai Emery has reportedly vetoed any Emile Smith Rowe plans to leave the club on loan this season, as the head coach wants to keep the 18-year-old around.
Rumours of a training ground falling out between Mesut Özil and Unai Emery are untrue, and the Arsenal head coach even tried to sign the playmaker in January, according to reports.
Lucas Moura has slammed his time working under Unai Emery as the ‘worst seven months of my life’ but what really happened between the two?
If the Arsenal players thought Arsene Wenger was harsh when he took their Mars Bars away, what must this current crop think about Unai Emery banning fruit juice and moving gym equipment closer to the training pitches?
The Europa League draw takes place this Friday at 12pm and Arsenal enter the competition for the second time, but this time they have a serial winner of the competition at the helm.
With the new Premier League season just recently getting underway, the pressure is on for Mesut Özil to perform on the pitch.
Unai Emery is keen not to let the situation with Mesut Özil reach the same level as his power struggle with Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports.
Arsenal don't have enough quality in the squad to freeze Mesut Özil out, according to Andy Dunn on the Sunday Supplement.
Unai Emery gave a very non-committal one-word answer to a question about Mesut Özil on Saturday, but that hasn't stopped half the English media running with it ever since.
Hector Bellerin told reporters after Arsenal's win against West Ham United there have been a few adjustments to the team's style of play under Unai Emery, but stressed they're still the same players.
Unai Emery has denied reports of a bust-up with Mesut Özil during the week, and insists that the only reason the German wasn't in the squad on Saturday was because of illness.
Arsenal managed to grind out their first win under Unai Emery on Saturday, coming from behind to win 3-1 against West Ham United.
Unai Emery has admitted that Arsenal were watching Matteo Guendouzi for a while before he signed for the club this summer, and he's been impressed with the 19-year-old's progress ever since.
Arsenal face West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in their third game of the 2018/19 Premier League season, with Unai Emery still looking for his first win of the new campaign.
Henrihk Mkhitaryan can't understand why the media are so critical of him and the team at the moment, as he thinks they're still in an adaptation period right now.
Unai Emery is remaining calm despite two straight defeats against the country’s top six.
Alan Smith thinks the biggest thing holding the current Arsenal side back from being title winners is the mental strength of the team.
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With the 2018/19 season now underway, we're looking at what Arsenal's trophy chances are this season.
Ian Wright says it'll take time for all the Arsenal players to completely adapt to what Unai Emery wants from them, but he thinks the main thing they still need to work on is their attitude.
RMC Sport pundit Rolland Courbis is the latest pundit in the French media to give Thomas Tuchel a positive comparison to previous Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery.
Arsenal let a 2-2 draw slip in the late stages on Saturday, falling to a one-goal defeat against Chelsea after a spirited fight back from 2-0 down.
Unai Emery once picked his starting eleven at Almeria by rolling dice, after they achieved promotion to La Liga.
When a manager takes over at a new club, they usually get time to produce results, so it’s something of a surprise to see Jamie Carragher, restored to his role as top pundit after spitting on a fan who teased him, piling on the pressure after just 90 minutes of football.
Unai Emery has called on Mesut Ozil to be more demanding when it comes to wanting the ball.
Arsenal face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in their second game of the new Premier League season, with Unai Emery's side hoping to bounce back from last week's defeat to Manchester City.
Unai Emery is set to give Petr Cech another chance in goal against Chelsea this weekend, despite criticism of the goalkeeper in the media after his performance facing Manchester City.
Matteo Guendouzi turned down Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund over the summer, according to reports, with Lorient club president Loic Fery confirming it was the player's choice to join Arsenal.
Paul Merson claims Unai Emery's squad aren't strong enough mentally to achieve anything more than they did last season, after watching the team play one game against the English champions.
Petr Čech insists Unai Emery has given him no assurances over the first-choice spot at Arsenal, and the decision is just down to how well he plays.
New season, same old for Arsenal, eh? Buy a number 10 and completely avoid the one position in the squad that has been decimated by injury and sales. Nope, not this time.
Tony Adams has admitted we have to give Unai Emery a bit more time, after backlash to his comments on talkSPORT slating the new boss' methods.
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Arsenal slipped to a disappointing defeat against Manchester City on Sunday, a match they never really looked like winning, but there were one or two encouraging performances nonetheless.
Matthew Upson has tipped Arsenal to reclaim their place in the top four this season under Unai Emery.
Unai Emery made the surprising admission that Danny Welbeck trained at left-back on Friday, as the club go through a minor crisis in the position ahead of Sunday's match against Manchester City.
Manchester City are not quite sure what to expect when they rock up at the Grove to get their Premier League title defence underway and I, for one, couldn’t be happier with that.
In just a few short hours, the Arsenal stadium announcer will engage in familiar matchday patter, enthusing that football is back in North London and encouraging us to enjoy the game. Yet I’ve never felt less sure of what to expect from a matchday at the Emirates.
Unai Emery has challenged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to win the Golden Boot this season.
Arsenal face Manchester City in their first game of the new Premier League season on Sunday, and Unai Emery's first match in charge at the Emirates Stadium.
Unai Emery is expected to start Petr Cech in Arsenal's first game of the new Premier League season against Manchester City, according to reports.
Unai Emery has named Carl Jenkinson, David Ospina and Joel Campbell as the three players that could leave this month, with the rest set to stay on at the Emirates.
Arsenal will have five captains for the new season and Laurent Koscielny will captain the captains, making him the captain.
On Thursday at 5pm, the Premier League transfer deadline passed, and so did any lingering hopes of adding to Arsenal's current squad, but how is that squad looking going into the new season?
Bacary Sagna thinks Arsenal made the right choice by appointing Unai Emery as head coach of the club, and claims the changes represent a 'complete revival' for Arsenal.
Arsenal are reportedly close to tying Aaron Ramsey down to a new long-term contract in what could well be one of their best moves of the summer.
Former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Edouard Cisse claims the club's new boss Thomas Tuchel is more serene than Unai Emery, and thinks the 44-year-old is a good fit for the Parisians.
The season is just a few days away from starting and we’re already knee-deep in the swamp of prediction land.
One week from now, Arsenal play the first match of their new Premier League season, against last season's champions Manchester City.
Nacho Monreal is expected to join the Arsenal team in training on Tuesday after working alone with a physical coach as he tries to recover from a ‘little problem’ in his knee but Unai Emery has pretty much ruled him out of the City game.
Lucas Perez’s agent, Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle, has denied even speaking with Sporting Lisbon, let alone agreeing a deal for his client to join the Portuguese club.
Eddie Nketiah and Reiss Nelson are both in the squad to face Lazio in Stockholm on Saturday night, in Arsenal's final pre-season friendly before the real football begins next weekend.
Hector Bellerin has spoken to the media about the differences so far training under Arsene Wenger and Unai Emery, as we move towards the end of pre-season for Arsenal.
Sead Kolasinac will undergo a scan within the next 48 hours to determine if there is any ligament damage to his knee.
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Chelsea are 'ready' to make a £30m move for Aaron Ramsey this summer, with Arsenal wanting the situation sorted before the new season begins, according to reports.
Unai Emery is trying to get his squad up to speed ahead of the new season starting against Manchester City in just a few weeks and believes working to get the tactics right is more important than the scoreline in pre-season.
Unai Emery believes that Aaron Ramsey will sign a new contract to stay at the club and is in the running to be one of his 'five captains'.
AC Milan expect Ivan Gazidis to become their new CEO in September despite a statement by Arsenal on Wednesday.
Unai Emery has announced a commitment to playing “The Arsenal Way” since his introductory press conference. He has expressed his commitment to exciting and attacking play—but just what will that look like with him at the helm?
Unai Emery has tweeted as Arsenal head off to Singapore for their pre-season games against Atletico Madrid and PSG in the International Champions Cup.
Mesut Ozil decided to cut short his holiday to return to Arsenal after hearing about Unai Emery’s training sessions from his teammates.
Mesut Özil decided to cut his holiday short to return to Arsenal early, after hearing about Unai Emery's training sessions with the club, according to reports.
Unai Emery and Arsenal aren't done with their transfer spending just yet, as they're targeting two more signings before the end of the window, according to reports.
Unai Emery has been 'seduced' by the quality of Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman, and is preparing to make an offer for the 22-year-old, according to reports in France.
Lucas Perez is aiming to convince Unai Emery to keep him at Arsenal for the coming season, but he may still end up leaving before the window closes.
After Petr Čech turned them down, Napoli are returning to Arsenal over a move for another of their goalkeepers, David Ospina, according to reports in Italy.
Calum Chambers says head coach Unai Emery has spoken to him about playing a holding midfield role, after the England international appeared there against Boreham Wood in the first match of pre-season.
Arsenal kicked off pre-season in style with an 8-0 victory against non-league Boreham Wood, so let's take a look at the top five performers from the match.
Unai Emery offered Mesut Ozil words of encouragement and support but that’s not how the S*n decided to portray it, heaping more pressure on the German before he’s even returned from his holidays.
On Saturday, Arsenal play their first match of their 2018/19 pre-season schedule, against Boreham Wood, so let's take a look at the likely starting eleven for the clash.
Unai Emery has spoken out about his conversation with Jack Wilshere earlier in the summer, which resulted in the midfielder's departure from Arsenal.
Unai Emery has confirmed that Arsenal plan to cut the number of first-team goalkeepers down to three, meaning two of the current squad will have to leave.
Lucas Torreira has spoken out on the moment Unai Emery got on phone to convince him to join Arsenal, and his pride at becoming the first Uruguayan to play for the club.
It’s the sort of things other clubs do, isn’t it? We’re not used to this sort of thing at Arsenal. Yet here we are. Things certainly have changed around these parts.
Arsenal may consider selling Aaron Ramsey to sign Barcelona's Andre Gomes, according to a particularly unwelcome report going around.
After a few tough years and more than a decade without a PL title, Arsenal finally decided to let the legendary Arsene Wenger go.
Arsenal are interested in signing Barcelona's Andre Gomes this summer, with Unai Emery identifying the player as his next target, according to reports.
Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi has handed in a formal transfer request to try and force a move to Arsenal, according to reports.
Arsenal have made contact with Marseille over a possible move for Florian Thauvin, according to reports in Italy.
Lucas Perez has returned to pre-season training early, in the hopes of winning a place in Unai Emery's squad, according to reports.
Unai Emery met with Arsenal fans at an event at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, and gave a positive and exciting speech to those in attendance.
Aaron Ramsey's contract talks are progressing positively, as Unai Emery looks to finalise his midfield for the coming campaign, according to reports.
Unai Emery has personally called Ever Banega to convince him to move from Sevilla to Arsenal, according to reports in the Spanish media.
After Arsène Wenger’s announcement that he would leave Arsenal the carousel of potential successors was in full swing before finally landing on an unexpected name. So how did Arsenal end up picking Unai Emery and now that the dust has settled, what can Arsenal fans really expect from their new manager in the new season?
Unai Emery has blocked Juventus from making any sort of move for Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin, according to reports.
Arsenal are prepared to let Joel Campbell and Lucas Perez leave the club this season but two players expected to leave could stay.
Tight. Stingy. Stubborn. Just three of the insults thrown at Arsene Wenger during his time at Arsenal, but his behaviour in the last few transfer windows before he left was more than a little odd, so what was going on?
Unai Emery has hailed Granit Xhaka as the Swiss midfielder put pen-to-paper on a new Arsenal deal.
Jack Wilshere has hinted at the possibility of an Arsenal exit this summer in a post on Instagram, as talks over a contract extension draw nearer to their conclusion.
Arsenal are well on their way to completing their Borussia Dortmund tribute act, with new interest in Mario Gotze emerging on Thursday morning.
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez is expected to be told he can leave this summer, according to reports.
Steven N'Zonzi hinted he's thinking about a summer move, speaking to the media whilst on World Cup duty with France.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles has signed a new long-term contract to stay at Arsenal, the club announced on Tuesday.
Unai Emery is set for talks with Jack Wilshere this week, as the player reaches decision-making time.
As the transfer window opens and the conveyor belt of new signings starts to pick up the pace, let's look at five Arsenal could make to excite fans this summer.
Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Yacine Adli from Unai Emery's former club Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports in Italy, and they'll only have to pay £223,000 to bring him to North London.
Alex Iwobi admits he didn't expect Arsene Wenger to leave this summer, after spending his entire Arsenal career under the manager, but he's looking forward to the future now.
West Ham United manager Manuel Pellegrini is interested in signing Jack Wilshere, according to reports.
Lucas Perez had dinner with former teammate Luis Alberto on Friday night, amid rumours he might move to Alberto's current club, Lazio.
Unai Emery has ‘demanded' that Arsenal sign Steven N’Zonzi from Sevilla according to a report in Spain that also claims the player has said ‘yes’ to a move.
Arsenal want to sign Corentin Tolisso from Bayern Munich for £60m, according to reports in Italy, despite the midfielder only moving to Germany last summer.
AC Milan and AS Roma are both interested in Lucas Perez, as Unai Emery opts to move forward with other players, according to reports in Spain.
Unai Emery signed a three-year deal with Arsenal but the club inserted a clause that allows them to dismiss him after two years should they see fit.
Unai Emery is planning to hold talks with Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey next week, to sort out their futures with the club or elsewhere.
Aaron Ramsey has dropped a big hint that he's not planning to leave Arsenal this summer, speaking in an interview on international duty.
Unai Emery could make Steve Bould and Jens Lehmann the latest staff members to follow Arsene Wenger out of the club, according to a report.
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Paul discuss the new man with the new plan in the new structure, why we said no to Mikel, and feeling sad about the departure of our diminutive Spanish genius.
Kylian Mbappe has defended Unai Emery over Paris Saint-Germain's early Champions League exit, and credited the coach with making him more decisive on a personal level.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeping coach Javi Garcia will sign for Arsenal this summer, following head coach Unai Emery to the club, according to reports in France.
Unai Emery explained his preferred formations in a recent interview with Marti Perarnau, which could indicate how he intends Arsenal to line-up next season.
Marco Andreolli, who played under Unai Emery at Sevilla, told the English media what he thinks of the 46-year-old, after his appointment as head coach at Arsenal.
Arsenal are close to signing Barcelona’s Aleix Vidal according to a report in Dario Gol which claims that the move is already being discussed in the Barcelona dressing room.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang may have only arrived at Arsenal a few months ago but he has no problem seeing the main problem at the club over recent seasons – stagnation under Arsene Wenger.
According to Julien Laurens 57 people applied for Arsene Wenger’s job at Arsenal.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp could follow Unai Emery to Arsenal, according to reports in the German's home country.
Unai Emery was unveiled as the new Arsenal head coach on Wednesday afternoon and he left a strong and positive impression. So what did we learn?
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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is delighted to have Unai Emery as the new Arsenal head coach, hailing his achievements so far while Henrikh Mkhitaryan believes he will bring fresh ideas to the club.
Unai Emery's coaching team is almost assembled, with all but one of its members decided, according to reports in Spain.
It has not been a good summer for the ITKs and some of the (usually) best informed papers – the Mail, the Telegraph and L'Equipe – have done as badly as the Twitterati.
Arsenal have reportedly told Lucas Perez to return to Arsenal as Unai Emery is a fan and wants to have a chat with him about a possible future at the club.
As far as social experiments in football go, Arsenal’s this summer has been a doozy.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has given his backing to new Arsenal head coach Unai Emery, as the club announced his appointment on Wednesday morning.
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On Wednesday morning, Arsenal appointed Unai Emery as their new manager, and the man to replace Arsene Wenger.
Unai Emery will reportedly earn £5m-a-year as Arsenal manager when his move to the club becomes official.
Unai Emery has confirmed he will become ‘part of the Arsenal family’ on his official website, pre-empting any announcement by Arsenal.
Guillem Balague says Arsenal's academy prospects don't need to worry about getting chances in the first-team under reported new manager Unai Emery.
In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Helen talk managerial candidates, coaching changes, and the good, the bad and the ugly of ex-players.
Arsene Wenger described Unai Emery as a very competent manager for the PSG job in March, and warned the club against sacking him.
Unai Emery will get a three-year contract with Arsenal, taking over from Arsene Wenger as manager of the club this summer, according to reports in France.
Guillem Balague, who was the first journalist to reveal that Unai Emery was under serious consideration for the Arsenal job, has now given details of the appointment process to fans.
Unai Emery says he hasn't received an offer from Arsenal, despite reports in the English media to the contrary, but he's open to one.
Unai Emery is the 'clear favourite' to replace Arsene Wenger, according to new reports in the English media.
Paris Saint-Germain are offering Arsene Wenger the chance to take over as general manager at the club, but the Arsenal boss would prefer a coaching role, according to reports.
According to reports from Spain, Luis Enrique could become the next Arsenal manager, even though the ex-Barcelona boss is tipped to take over from Antonio Conte at Chelsea and Arsenal aren't ready to get rid of Arsene Wenger.
Unai Emery has praised Julian Draxler for his performances this season and believes the Arsenal-linked forward is "a very important player" for Paris Saint-Germain.
PSG manager Unai Emery would prefer Kylian Mbappe over Alexis Sanchez because he's French.
Once again there was no separating Arsenal and PSG in the Champions League but there can be no doubting that the Parisians were the better side in both matches as Arsenal struggled in another high-pressure situation.
PSG manager, Unai Emery, has explained the importance of the Champions League clash against Arsenal on Wednesday.
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery has publicly revealed that Ángel di Maria's first-half substitution during their 2-0 win over Nantes on Saturday was a precaution, ahead of their trip to north London in midweek.
Unai Emery is ‘convinced’ that his side will respond against Arsenal in Paris when the two sides meet on Tuesday night and that, given the chance, everyone would like to be Arsene Wenger.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, PSG's coach, Unai Emery, was spotted at the Emirates on Saturday as Arsenal left it late to beat Southampton.