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Emery’s comment on his starting XI against Everton will shock you




Arsenal manager Unai Emery has revealed that he has no untouchables in his team.

It is believed that every manager has his preferred starting XI for every game, except there are unavoidable situations that might make them bring in one or two players into the first eleven.

As for Emery, that’s totally different as the Spaniard confess that choosing his first eleven always give him a headache.

When asked about his predicted first XI for the clash against Everton, the former Sevilla manager said he has no best players in the team because he gives everyone equal chance to show what they’re capable of.

Despite facing huge difficulty in naming his first eleven, Emery admits he’s happy that his players are making things too hard for him.

“And when I have this problem I am happy because it means many players are putting in good performances. I do not want to have or know a first eleven. I want 20 players who are performing.” he said

The Gunners are set for Everton’s challenge later today as they are hoping to record their fourth straight victory in the League.

Many fans predict that the North London club are not in the running for this season’s Premier League title but Emery is adamant his men stand a chance of winning a silverware just like any other club in the League.

According to Emery, it’s too early to write-off any team in the race for the League glory because there are more than 30 matches to play.

“It is 38 matches for the Premier League season. If it is us or if it is them, that is when we will find out who shows the most quality.” he concluded

He, however, vows that his men will take it one game at a time and see how far the would go in their mission for the season.

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