Arsenal ready for Man City as Unai Emery insinuates Danny Welbeck could play left-back

Unai Emery prepares to start his Arsenal era against Manchester City on Sunday

Arsenal are about to open their Premier League campaign against the reigning champions Manchester City, and thus officially began their new era under the command of Spanish coach Unai Emery.

The Gunners went to prepare the last preparations on Saturday, while training in the Emirates before the big showdown.

Emery cared for his squad diligently while performing a series of exercises, while vocalizing along and barking several commands to different players.

Unai Emery prepares to start his Arsenal era against Manchester City on Sunday

Unai Emery prepares to start his Arsenal era against Manchester City on Sunday

The Spaniard was very vocal in Saturday's practice when his team put in a final session

The Spaniard was very vocal in Saturday's practice when his team put in a final session

The Spaniard was very vocal in Saturday's practice when his team put in a final session

The new boss spoke of tactics with the recent acquisition of Lucas Torreira during the session

The new boss spoke of tactics with the recent acquisition of Lucas Torreira during the session

The new boss spoke of tactics with the recent acquisition of Lucas Torreira during the session

Emery threw himself into the exercises and kept up with Mesut Ozil to observe his movement

Emery threw himself into the exercises and kept up with Mesut Ozil to observe his movement

Emery threw himself into the exercises and kept up with Mesut Ozil to observe his movement

The boss has also challenged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to try to win the Golden Boot.

The boss has also challenged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to try to win the Golden Boot.

The boss has also challenged Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to try to win the Golden Boot.

The Spanish coach wants his side to start immediately, and he was involved in the session and keeping up with many of his top stars.

Emery must beat Pep Guardiola to win and start his reign with three points on the board. He wants all his main names to work, and has set the bar high for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to challenge the Golden Boot.

Speaking this week before the tie, Emery admitted that he had been using all the depth of his squad in training and even admitted that some players could alter their positions.

The Spanish made the surprise admission that striker Danny Welbeck could even complete as a left-back emergency, if that were the case.

"Danny Welbeck is one of the players that has a chance of multiple positions," Emery said.

Emery also admitted that Danny Welbeck could play as an emergency left back if necessary

Emery also admitted that Danny Welbeck could play as an emergency left back if necessary

Emery also admitted that Danny Welbeck could play as an emergency left back if necessary

Welbeck will be waiting for new manager opportunities as the season unfolds

Welbeck will be waiting for new manager opportunities as the season unfolds

Welbeck will be waiting for new manager opportunities as the season unfolds

However, it was not all serious, since the players could joke during the warm-up exercises

However, it was not all serious, since the players could joke during the warm-up exercises

However, it was not all serious, since the players could joke during the warm-up exercises

"Extreme right, extreme left, forward, and yesterday he also worked with us on the left side, his performance was good! I like this spirit To help positions in the whole team with a positive spirit.

Emery also insisted on Friday that Welbeck is not one of the players who would be free to leave before the European transfer window closes at the end of the month.

The Spaniard has said that goalkeeper David Ospina, defender Carl Jenkinson and forward Joel Campbell will be able to find a new club, but challenged Welbeck to shine this year.

Alexandre Lacazette is also expected to provide firepower for the Gunners.

Alexandre Lacazette is also expected to provide firepower for the Gunners.

Alexandre Lacazette is also expected to provide firepower for the Gunners.

Aubameyang took ample sips of water after Arsenal finished its last intense session

Aubameyang took ample sips of water after Arsenal finished its last intense session

Aubameyang took ample sips of water after Arsenal finished its last intense session

"I told him when he came with us after the holidays, I want the best performance of his player in his career, and work for that," Emery said of the former Manchester United player.

(We will be) helping with your quality and also improving with your quality and your data in this year. More goals, more assists. Working to help when we need rapid pressure against the opposition.

"It's clear to me, yesterday the transfer window was closed and our players will stay with us."

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