Ever since Arsene Wenger announced his decision to part company with Arsenal, the fans have been skeptical about the potential replacement.
Although Unai Emery‘s results with Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain worked in his favor, the Spaniard has had everything to prove in the Premier League, and the beginning was anything but memorable.
The Gunners have started the new league campaign off on the wrong foot, having suffered two straight losses to Manchester City and Chelsea, and it has seemed Emery won’t be able to replace the famous Frenchman adequately.
However, the 46-year-old expert has managed to perform a miracle in the following period, with Arsenal clinching eleven consecutive wins in all competitions.
Moreover, with a total of 21 points after the opening nine league fixtures, the Gunners currently trail Manchester City and Liverpool by two points, and the fans hope to see their team lifting the Premier League trophy for the first time since 2004.
The former Valencia chief of staff has managed to drag out a maximum out of his players and all that with minimal investments.
In the previous seasons, the London-based outfit accustomed the football fanatics to a flawless performance, but they’ve still failed to capitalize on their potential.
The immense problems with consistency have cost Arsenal the Champions League promotion for two years in a row, but this year the players showed off another face under the new management.
Maybe it’s too early to talk about Arsenal’s possible accomplishment in the ongoing season, but what the players demonstrated so far can certainly encourage the home crowd. In the seven Premier League, encounters the Gunners won this year, they’ve notched at least two goals, displaying some astonishing pieces of teamwork and compactness.
However, the club from the Islington is yet to shine against one of the top five sides, which proved to be their principal problem over the past few years.
Nonetheless, the results are great, the performance is encouraging, and the squad is growing under its new commandant. Hence, after years of suffering, Arsenal fans seem to have every reason to start dreaming big, with Unai Emery is steadily working to build a team that can compete for the major trophies.