Unai Emery: ‘I don’t want Aubameyang and Lacazette to get frustrated over missed chances’

Unai Emery spoke to the press after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw against Tottenham today. Here’s what he had to say: On the performance overall… “I am proud of the players, of our work. You can win, you can lose, or draw, but above all play like a team, everybody together. I think the adaptation to the … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘I don’t want Aubameyang and Lacazette to get frustrated over missed chances’

Unai Emery: It is hard for the referee…they need VAR to help

Speaking to BT Sport after Arsenal's 1-1 draw at Wembley on Saturday, manager Unai Emery said the result could have been different if the referee had VAR at his disposal. Here's what the Spaniard had to say: “We are finding our way today being competitive, adapting our performance against Tottenham defensively and offensively, demanding a … Continue reading Unai Emery: It is hard for the referee…they need VAR to help

Unai Emery coy on Monchi and Kepa but gives backing to Denis Suarez and Alex Iwobi

Unai Emery spoke to the media ahead of his side’s Premier League encounter with Bournemouth on Wednesday. Here’s what he had to say: On rotating with the busy schedule ahead “I want a performance each match and our focus is tomorrow. Some players played on Sunday with very big intensity and very big energy so … Continue reading Unai Emery coy on Monchi and Kepa but gives backing to Denis Suarez and Alex Iwobi

Unai Emery on rivals dropping points, consistency, and squad rotation

Unai Emery spoke to the press after Sunday’s victory over Southampton. The manager spoke about the important of consistency, on rivals dropping points, and on squad rotation in the weeks ahead. Here’s what he had to say: On the win “We struggled [at St Mary’s] when we played against them in a difficult moment, we … Continue reading Unai Emery on rivals dropping points, consistency, and squad rotation

Unai Emery: ‘I prefer to rotate for the Southampton match’

Speaking to the media following the victory over BATE Borisov, Unai Emery stressed the importance of the Premier League, finding consistency away from home, and rotating players for the Southampton match. Here’s what he had to say: What have you learned about your team since December? “For us, the Premier League is the first competition. … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘I prefer to rotate for the Southampton match’

Unai Emery: ‘Ozil needs to be consistent and available in training to help us’

Unai Emery faced the media ahead of his side’s Europa League clash with BATE Borisov tomorrow (Thursday). The boss touched on the Champions League, the role of the fans in helping the team win, and, inevitably, on Mesut Ozil. Here’s what he had to say: On what he wants to see from his side… For … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘Ozil needs to be consistent and available in training to help us’

Unai Emery: ‘Winning is the first priority, a clean sheet is second’

Arsenal boss Unai Emery spoke to the press following his side's 2-1 win over Huddersfield on Saturday. Here's what he had to say: Were you unhappy with the performance? “No, I am very happy. We were working very well. Every playing was struggling and also working for eachother, helping eachother, and I think today I … Continue reading Unai Emery: ‘Winning is the first priority, a clean sheet is second’

Unai Emery hints at two signings for Gunners as transfer deadline looms

Arsenal could bring in two fresh faces before the transfer window closes on Thursday, Unai Emery has revealed. The Gunners have been closely linked with loan moves for Barcelona’s Denis Suarez and Inter Milan’s Ivan Perisic but it was not known whether the club was looking to bring both players in or just one. Addressing … Continue reading Unai Emery hints at two signings for Gunners as transfer deadline looms

Unai Emery on Manchester United, Hector Bellerin, and Denis Suarez

As far as pre-match press conferences go, Unai Emery played with a pretty straight bat when he faced the press today (Wednesday). He answered questions on FA Cup opponents Manchester United, Denis Suarez, Monchi and Hector Bellerin. The only surprise, perhaps, was that none among the assembled press took the chance to throw in a … Continue reading Unai Emery on Manchester United, Hector Bellerin, and Denis Suarez

Hector, Arsenal, and a dollop of injury drama for Unai Emery

Fate is not without a certain sense of irony and, if the last month is anything to go by, neither is professional football. At a time when Arsenal’s defensive struggles reached their zenith in December, the footballing gods intervened to steal away Rob Holding, the lynchpin of a back line that was wobbling its way … Continue reading Hector, Arsenal, and a dollop of injury drama for Unai Emery