Unai Emery: Arsenal can challenge for title



Emery held his first press conference in charge of Arsenal

• Emery believes this team can fight for the Premier League trophy

He reveals his football philosophy is based on ball control and high intensive pressing to regain possession

Unai says that Ozil is one of the top-class players that he wants to see at the club

On his ambitions with a current squad

“I believe the players who are here, the objective is to work hard. With this talent of players, we be a candidate to be a challenger for the title. It’s very important to the club after being out of the Champions League for two years.”

On his playing philosophy

“My idea is to be protagonists all the match. We play against all the teams with this personality, with I think the history here is one.

“They love playing with possession of the ball. They like this personality. I like to be protagonists with the ball.

“And when you don’t have possession with the ball I want a squad, very very intensive, for the pressing.”

On Mesut Ozil:

“He’s one of the biggest talents and I want talented players here. I want to spend time with him and the players. I want them to feel inspired to be here.

“We all need to give 100 per cent, that’s what I’m looking for.”


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