Emery told to sign "a leader" if he plans to compete

Emery told to sign

Emery told to sign "a leader" if he plans to compete

The biggest one of all is the advent of Unai Emery.

"It takes time for the newcomers, the new signings, to adapt but if it happens and they win the league it's a miracle - I wish that would happen".

" It (last season) has finished and for me it's the past".

He is also already encouraged by the way the Spaniard has begun to organise what had been such an inconsistent defence.

Danny Drinkwater, Tammy Abraham, Victor Moses, Emerson and Lucas Piazon all scored from the spot, but Ruben Loftus-Cheek's kick was saved by former Chelsea keeper Cech and Alex Iwobi then scored the winning penalty for the Gunners.

To date the pair have played in six matches together, combing for three goals, Lacazette assisting Aubameyang once and Aubameyang assisting Lacazette twice. In fact, Lacazette's performances were so inconsistent that he didn't even earn a call-up to the France squad for the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Alexandre Lacazette almost pulled Arsenal level with 15 minutes remaining, bu this low strike from close range sailed inches wide of the post.

Contrastingly, Aubameyang has had a supreme start to his tenure in North London.

Aubameyang offered similar sentiments back in April, saying he hoped to get the opportunity to play alongside Lacazette in an interview with Sky Sports.

Aspiring for the league title will be too early for Emery's men but they will be looking to finish in the top four which seems to be a very realistic target. "It's hard but it's what you expect of a coach of that stature and a big club". But Arsenal have let a number of players' - including Sanchez and Ozil - contracts run down, and it cost the club in the end.

Arsenal face an injury crisis in the left-back position ahead of their Premier League kick-off against Manchester City and Chelsea, after it emerged Nacho Monreal is facing an uphill battle to start the season.

Can the pair be our new Bergkamp and Henry? The pair are regularly seen laughing and joking during training sessions and on social media.

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