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Emery Revealed and Comments Reveal Even More

Arsenal have officially announced Unai Emery as their new Head Coach, and the Spaniard outlined his plans for his new tenure at the club in his first press conference.The official unveiling of Emery was the worst kept secret in football, with Emery’s personal site posting a pic of him and an Arsenal crest, declaring his pride at being part of the club. So the press conference was more about hearing Emery, his grasp on the language and most importantly, what he had planned to bring back the good times at Arsenal.The bottom line of his comments, undeniably, is that he wants to aim for the title. This may well be aiming for the clouds right now, but declaring anything less could be perceived as unambitious.Emery said, “Success next season would be developing, but how? By battling for every title. It's very important for the club, after two years outside the Champions League, to work to be the best team in the Premier League and also in the world.”"That's in Arsenal's and my history.”His first priority will of course be making sure he has everyone he needs in his squad, but transfers may well be exclusively Sven Mislintat’s and Raul Sanllehi’s territory. The next port of call needs to be getting back into the Champions League. After so many years in the premiere club football tournament, next season will be two consecutive years we've missed out.There’s also the small matter of reasserting ourselves in North London after two years of the shadow dwellers having free rein. This cannot continue, and the normal pattern must be put back in place, and Emery talks a good talk.Despite his broken English - Emery is known to pick up languages quickly after his stint at PSG - The 46 year old talked of intensity and pressing, and extensive opponent knowledge before every game - things that we haven’t exactly been strong in recently.He also inferred about our perceived small transfer plans, preferring to concentrate on our current resources, saying, “I believe we can grow with the players we have. The objective is to work hard together and with these talented players.”Ivan Gazidis revealed the club had an 8 man shortlist for the role and Emery was top of the list, especially after his meticulous knowledge of the club and players. After a meeting in Atlanta to meet Stan Kroenke and his family, the decision was made.The season begins in earnest soon, and it’s going to be so interesting to see the progress under Emery.. Not long to wait.