Unai Emery announced as new Arsenal head coach
Arsenal have confirmed the appointment of Unai Emery as their new head coach, replacing Arsene Wenger at the Emirates.
The 46 year old Spaniard arrives at the club following a two year spell at PSG. He led the club to a domestic treble this season, but his contract was not extended and was replaced by Thomas Tuchel.
“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 canada goose shop new york 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.”
Unai Emery poses at the Emirates with Arsenal’s new home shirt for 2018/19
Former Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta was believed to be a front runner for the job, but Sky Sports News understands he withdrew from the running due to concerns over the extent of the role he would have in the club’s transfer policy.
Arsenal cheap canada goose chief executive Ivan Gazidis said the club conducted a “rigorous” recruitment process, with Emery emerging as the unanimous choice.
“Unai has an https://www.fanclub-fulton-smith.de canada goose outlet las vegas 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 canada goose outlet store uk football that fits Arsenal perfectly”, said Gazidis.
Emery experienced considerable success in canada goose offers uk Europe during his time at Sevilla, winning three successive Europa Leagues between 2014 and 2016
“His hard working and canada goose outlet europe 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 canada goose chateau parka black friday rigorous search involving extensive background references, data and video analysis, and personal meetings with all the canada goose outlet washington dc 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 canada goose jacket outlet history.”
Gazidis said every cheap canada goose bomber candidate they interviewed to replace Arsene Wenger was ‘interested in the position’
Arsenal’s majority shareholder Stan Kroenke described Emery as a “proven winner”, adding: “Several things stood out during his interview and the entire process; his football knowledge, energy, determination and love of the cheap canada goose winter jackets game.
“His familiarity with our club and our cheap canada goose players, the Premier League and the game in Europe were all very impressive.
“He shares our vision to move forward, to build on the platform created by Arsene Wenger and help this club enjoy greater success. He’s a proven winner.”
Emery held talks with Arsenal executives in London on Monday, and his personal website appeared to confirm the news on Tuesday night when it posted a graphic with the caption: “Proud to be part of the Arsenal canada goose outlet new jersey family.”
Arsene Wenger departed Arsenal at the end of this season following 22 years at the club
Despite canada goose outlet store new york his domestic success in France, Emery failed to progress beyond the last 16 in the Champions League with PSG, canada goose uk shop and oversaw their infamous second round exit to Barcelona in the 2016/17 season.
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They won the first leg 4 0 at home, but went on to lose the return leg 6 1 in the Nou Camp after conceding three late goals.
However, Emery does have an outstanding record in the Europa canada goose uk black friday League a tournament Arsenal will be competing in next season. He won the competition three times in a row during his time at buy canada goose jacket cheap Sevilla.