When a bench is occupied by the same person for more than two decades, sbo168
it is difficult not to associate a style of play with a team.Arsene Wenger instilled a definite identity in Arsenal, for both better and worse.His style was more leisurely and watchable than the traditional direct British style and he enjoyed a golden age in 2003/04 when he led his Invincibles side to the Premier League title without tasting defeat.
But the French coach also allowed deficiencies to creep into the side in recent years.Between defensive fragility, alarming inconsistency and things going sterile in possession, a change was necessary. sbo168
A transformation has arrived in the form of Unai Emery.The Basque coach has been a breath of fresh air at the London club.
Against Atletico Madrid, they drew 1-1 in a game that had plenty of positives and on Saturday in Singapore, his new look side overwhelmed his former club PSG with a 5-1 win.Alexandre Lacazette was at the double and goals from Mesut Ozil, Rob Holding and Eddie Nketiah showed that there are already significant differences between Emery's new Arsenal and the old one under Wenger. sbo168