Bournemouth vs Arsenal, Premier League

Bournemouth vs Arsenal, Premier League

Arsenal's ambition during Unai Emery's first season as boss sees them chasing down "top four with some trophies", says Rob Holding. "It was the same three points against Liverpool, like another team".

Arsenal have not qualified for the Champions League for the last two years and look to be facing more competition than ever to break back into Europe's elite club competition. First, our idea is to start with the Under-23s, but also, these two weeks training with us, I am looking at him. So if Eddie Howe can engender his players to come out with the kind of start they made against Man United, in their last home match and take their chances, Bournemouth could find themselves out of sight by half-time against Arsenal.

The Gunners have slipped to fifth in the Premier League table after a run of three straight draws, putting them three points behind fourth-place Tottenham ahead of Sunday's trip to Bournemouth. "I think they've found it, because Emery is a victor".

Former Arsenal wideman Roberto Pires believes that Unai Emery's side are genuine title contenders this season and has backed them to surprise a few observers. "We run the business in a responsible way - we know there are at least six teams who have a minimum requirement of being in the Champions League". "The players have found new football and they are more confident". "So we have that robustness built into our business model that we can have some seasons in the Europa League and still make the investments we need".

Highlights from Arsenal's 2-1 win at Bournemouth in the Premier League
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"I like also for my team to score a lot".

"We need more in some things, being different tactically, individually, in the spirit, in the mentality". That said, which XI should Emery be going with?

"But we need also to arrive with the ball in the opposition box with the right balance for recovery for when we lose the ball".

"I told the players "we are starting at ground zero".




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