The appointment of Unai Emery as the club’s new manager is on the lips of every football follower after the former PSG coach emerged as a surprise choice to replace Arsène Wenger.
Mikel Arteta had before now been favourite to step in the big shoes left by Wenger but after a series of interviews, the club’s heirachy opted for the man who recently led Paris Saint-Germain to the Ligue 1 title.
“I am thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs in the game,” Emery told Arsenal’s website.
“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.”
The 46-year-old began his management career in 2005 with Lorca Deportivo in his native Spain before taking charge of Almería, Valencia, Spartak Moscow, Sevilla and, in 2016.