Press

7 November, 2018
Sporting CP: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Europa League match against Sporting CP. It is a very important match because they are second in the table and if we win, we are first in the group. That’s our clear target.  Sporting are a team with very good players, very…

3 November, 2018
Arsenal continue unbeaten run in exciting draw against Liverpool (1-1)

Arsenal were back in Premier League action at Emirates Stadium with the visit of Liverpool. Unai Emery made 9 changes to the team named for the midweek Carabao Cup victory; Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Shkodran Mustafi were the only players to feature again in the starting line-up. The first half began with a strong start for Arsenal. Aubameyang…

2 November, 2018
Liverpool: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Liverpool. Three seasons ago, Liverpool were playing in the final of the Europa League. Their development was to last season play in the final of the Champions League. For us, it’s a good example of how you can…

31 October, 2018
Arsenal go through to Carabao Cup quarter-finals with win against Blackpool (2-1)

Arsenal hosted Blackpool at Emirates Stadium on Wednesday night in the Carabao Cup for the chance to get through to the quarter-finals. Unai Emery made nine changes to his starting line-up for the last Premier League match against Crystal Palace. The Basque coach handed a debut to 21 year-old centre-back Julio Pleguezuelo, while Petr Chech,…

30 October, 2018
Blackpool: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Carabao Cup match against Blackpool. We respect Blackpool, and we will take the responsibility to have the best performance in each competition so that we are able to win the match. We will choose 18 players for the Blackpool match, the young…

28 October, 2018
Arsenal draw away against Crystal Palace (2-2)

Unai Emery’s Arsenal side were in action for the third time in a week against Crystal Palace in a Sunday lunchtime fixture in the Premier League. The team were looking to continue their winning run but knew that it would be a particularly difficult match. The first half was a played in a true derby…

27 October, 2018
Crystal Palace: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. I know that Crystal Palace is a very good team with very good players, with a very good coach and a lot of experience in the Premier League. For us, the respect is very big. I…

25 October, 2018
Arsenal get important win in Lisbon against Sporting CP (0-1)

Arsenal were in action for the second time in 4 days with an away trip in the Europa League to face Sporting CP. Unai Emery’s motivation to continue the team’s winning run and take command of Group E was clear from the strength of the side he picked. The first half was dominated by Arsenal…

24 October, 2018
Sporting CP: Pre-Match Thoughts

Unai Emery spoke to the media at the pre-match press conference for the Europa League match against Sporting CP. For us this competition is very important. Sporting are a very good team, with big experience and good players. In this moment we are two teams both in first position. In our mind we want to…

22 October, 2018
Arsenal make it 10 in a row against Leicester (3-1)

Arsenal were back in action on Monday night with the return of the Premier League and the visit of Leicester City to the Emirates Stadium. In a classic game of two halves, it was the away side who had the better of the first half, with Iheanacho and Maguire both having chances to open the…