New manager but same old script for Arsenal as Unai Emery enters stage
The Emirates curtains raised to reveal the same well-worn set. There may be a new director orchestrating it all, and some new faces in the cast, but there was no escaping a rerun of a story in which the crowd knew chapter and verse.
They are not used to welcoming new managers in these parts and once Unai Emery made an understated entrance – timing his relaxed stroll out of the tunnel with one hand in his pocket as most eyes were focused on the teams lining up and the handshake music blared – new Arsenal segued into old Arsenal.
It soon became clear that different Arsenal was actually an... read more
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