Unai Emery has hailed a new era at the Emirates.
With a host of new signings, Arsenal fans will be optimistic about the coming season. Arsene Wenger’s magic had seemed to dry up in recent seasons and he just could not get the right effort or commitment from his players.
Signings such as Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Stephan Lichsteiner perhaps show the Spanish manager favours experience, the defenders being aged 30 and 34 respectively. This is perhaps a response to the perceived lack of backbone to the side during the latter Wenger years.
However, it would be an oversight from Emery to not give youth a chance. Arsenal have a good academy with some promising players coming through and it would be a mistake not to give them chances in the first team. For a club the size of Arsenal, more top quality players should be coming through their ranks
With that in mind, here are two Arsenal youngsters Unai Emery should give more first-team chances to next season….