Arsenal's Petr Cech backed to keep No. 1 spot by Unai Emery

Heather Diaz
August 17, 2018

"I think that in a way if you want to dominate the game through possession you need to use every player".

Arsenal will look to bounce back from the defeat to Man City when they take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.

Petr Cech and Bernd Leno are competing for the goalkeeping spot at Arsenal.

"His first game against City was always going to be hard".

Even though the 36-year-old held no fault for either of the Citizens' strikes during City's 2-0 victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium this weekend, the Czech Republic global struggled to implement his new boss' philosophy of playing out from the back on several occasions.

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Speaking to Ominsport, Wright said: "Unai Emery needs at least, if we're talking transfer window terms, he needs at least three or four transfer windows". His experience here in Arsenal and the Premier League is very important and will give us all the information and performances in his quality. "[But] if Bernd starts, I believe in him also", Emery told a news conference on Thursday.

Arsenal are coming out of the other side of more than two decades of Arsene Wenger management, and new manager Unai Emery is attempting to instill his own identity on a club which has not won a league title in more than 14 years. I want a consistency in our way.

When Bernardo Silva scored for Manchester City against Arsenal on Sunday, Pep Guardiola turned to Mikel Arteta and threw his arms around his second-in-command. "Saturday is a very good option to show our personality, our capacity against a big team like Chelsea, and away from home".

Arsenal begin the season with a major issue in defence, as Sead Kolasinac will miss around ten weeks through injury and Nacho Monreal is not back to full fitness after returning from the World Cup with a knee problem.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles started against City but had to be replaced early on by Stephan Lichtsteiner after suffering a leg fracture that will keep him out for at least two months.

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