Returning to the Champions League via a top-four finish in the Premier League will be Emery's main target, yet knocking one of City, Manchester United, Liverpool or Tottenham from those positions, and also overtaking Chelsea, is a tough proposition.
Arsenal's pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang took up most of the January transfer window, with head of recruitment Sven Mislintat taking the Gunners' delegation to Dortmund, where he led negotiations with the club he had departed only two months previously. "We will have bad moments and we will have to work to overcome them because in the end the players react to what the club is, what the manager and the staff are and, of course, they know we work for them". The Welshman just returned to training at the end of the week. A win helps to win more.
Arsenal have had a relatively uneventful summer in terms of signings, but there is no denying that reinforcements have arrived all across the pitch. Forget the World Cup and everything else, it's a new challenge. Benjamin Mendy is meanwhile fit again and will provide more consistency on the left. The representation for every player and in every time in the season the capacity to do that.
Football lovers have not had much to complain about as the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup offered a month of enthralling action.?
Manchester City bolstered their attacking line with the club record signing of Riyad Mahrez but were not as active in the transfer window as they were this time a year ago.
The Spaniard starred for Pep Guardiola's side as they completely dominated the Premier League last season. "I think we can be good together".
The new Gunners boss begins life in the Premier League with a clash against the Citizens at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon. Then I told the players it will be Cech, Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil and Granit Xhaka. He was due to play against Chelsea in the club's penultimate pre-season friendly match but was injured in the warm-up. But, owing to match fitness and sharpness, Maitland-Niles could well start.
Defenders Sead Kolasinac and Laurent Koscielny are long-term absentees with respective knee and Achilles injuries.
"We were the best last season, no doubt about it".