Emery wants Arsenal to play on the front foot

Michael Owen looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Feyenoord and Manchester United FC at Feijenoord Stadion

They did, however, face accusations of being a soft touch towards the end of the French coach's iconic tenure, with a tumble out of the Premier League's top four considered to be the costly result of obvious flaws.

"It's clear, the aim for the club is to arrive as champions, play for titles".

Emery said Welbeck will not be available for selection for their opening league match against Manchester City on Sunday but that he remains part of his first-team plans.

"I'm not sure because I am going to decide tomorrow [Saturday] on the first 11, but Ainsley is the player who started the last match against Lazio". "I want to be together with the supporters to start a new way with the same players, also some new players, and with a new coach and new staff".

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher is predicting that we will see a much more tactically astute and disciplined Arsenal side this season under the North London club's new boss Unai Emery.

Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League will be showing the game live with coverage following the Liverpool vs West Ham match on Sunday afternoon. "We only have three players, Carl Jenkinson, David Ospina and Joel Campbell, with the possibility to leave", he said.

Kroenke, who already owned two-thirds of the club, announced this week that minority shareholder Alisher Usmanov had agreed to sell his 30 percent stake to him.

Emery has added a mix of youth and experience to the squad he inherited this summer, with deals done for the likes of Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Bernd Leno and Lucas Torreira. He gave us his commitment to this project.

With standards of professionalism far higher and more uniform across all clubs, the quiet revolution at Arsenal's training ground this summer has not been as dramatic...

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