ARSENAL ANNOUNCES A NEW MANAGER
With Arsene Wenger gone, we are all left wondering who is going to fill in the shoes of the manager who spent 22 years but today Arsenal made the announcement that the club now has a new manager.
Unai Emery has been announced as the new head coach, the 46 year old has had a track record of successes, and He joins the club after completing a two-year spell at Paris Saint-Germain, where he recently landed the treble of Ligue 1, Coupe de France and the Coupe de la Ligue.
In the words of the chief Executive of Arsenal Ivan Gazidis while making the announcement, he said “Unai has an outstanding track record of success throughout his career, has developed some of the best young talent in Europe and plays an exciting, progressive style of football that fits Arsenal perfectly. His hard-working and passionate approach and his sense of values on and off the pitch make him the ideal person to take us forward.
“We conducted a confidential, wide-ranging and rigorous search involving extensive background references, data and video analysis, and personal meetings with all the candidates we shortlisted. All were interested in the position and we were unanimous in our choice of Unai to drive the next chapter of our history.”
In his reply Emery said he was thrilled to be joining one of the greatest club in the game and he looks forward to give Arsenal some good memories and moments. he said “I am thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs in the game. Arsenal is known and loved throughout the world for its style of play, its commitment to young players, the fantastic stadium, the way the club is run. I’m very excited to be given the responsibility to start this important new chapter in Arsenal’s history. I have met Stan and Josh Kroenke and it’s clear they have great ambitions for the club and are committed to bringing future success. I’m excited about what we can do together and I look forward to giving everyone who loves Arsenal some special moments and memories.”
Emery’s two year contract appointment comes following talks with the Arsenal hierarchy on Monday, with the north London outfit hopeful he can lead them back to the top of the English game following a series of underwhelming campaigns.