Former Paris Saint Germain manager Unai Emery is set to become Arsenal’s head coach after Arsene Wenger resigned at the end of the Premier League season.

It has taken almost 22 years for the frenchman to leave the North London club and it looks like the Arsenal board are looking to bring in former Europa League winning manager Emery.

The Spaniard has left PSG after two years having failed to bring the French giants some European Silverware.

Emery has been under the limelight for some time now particularly because of his managerial career at Sevilla – where he won three consecutive Europa League titles.

Though La Liga is a league dominated by Barcelona and Real Madrid, Emery managed to consistently keep strong campaigns with Sevilla has they performed (and still perform) both domestically and in Europe.

Having finished sixth this season, Arsenal are looking for both a top four spot and success in the Europa league in the next campaign.

With Wenger gone, Emery will have to change the philosophy and tactics at Arsenal with the calibre of players they already have.

The Gunners already have a strong attack with the likes of Aubameyang, Lacazette and Mkhitaryan dominating the front line.

What the team has been lacking in with recent years is a solid defence.

Arsenal do harbour some talented defenders, however, with the risk of injury and investment needs to be made in the back line.

Perhaps Arsenal should invest in another centre-back since their captain Koscielny is out from long term injury.

Another important investment would be buying a good left back such as Fulham star Ryan Sessegnon who has had a spectacular season in the championship.

The Arsenal board are notorious for not spending that extra bit of money that their manager wants.

With the price of inflation skyrocketing every season, this is not a sustainable way for Arsenal to scout big signings.

Emery can perhaps exploit this with the amount of talent he has harboured with a small amount of money.

Should Emery be appointed, a great first signing would be his former Sevilla player Steven N’Zonzi.

Currently at the peak of his form and selected for the French National squad, N’Zonzi is the solid holding midfielder that Arsenal really need.

Xhaka and Wilshere are out of form with the Gunners and having a player like N’Zonzi in the middle will surely bring a balance.

Not only will there be stability in defence, but a better morale pushing forward in attack.

Unai Emery would be a good start in a new era for Arsenal FC.

The only concern is whether the fans will back him should he not have a good campaign next season.

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