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Danny Welbeck's work ethic may be the model of Unai Emery's "new way" at Arsenal

Danny Welbeck's work ethic may be the model of Unai Emery's "new way" at Arsenal

It was the expression as much as the response that conveyed his message. The manager of Arsenal Unai Emery had been questioned on the most recent visit of Manchester City in the Emirates on a snowy sub-zero on Thursday in March, the men of Pep Guardiola inflicted 3-0 to the disaster that left largely frozen Arsene Wenger in its place, the stadium seemed half empty and the end was in sight.
"A new way", said simply Emery, in response to the fact that he had studied that game but delivered with such force and clarity as to suggest he saw that game and expected something very different from a group that was at a disadvantage 3 -0 after only 33 minutes.
The big difference will definitely be in the basic set-up of his team. Wenger himself believed that only a slight change is sometimes the key to unlocking the full potential of a team, and we have already seen enough in the pre-season to expect Emery to make a key tactical pass.
An authentic midfielder is able to replace one of the three players who were traditionally given the license to wander behind a central striker in a change from 4-2-3-1 to 4-3-3. Only that single tweak should greatly alter the balance of the team, and it was amazing Friday to hear Emery outlining his demands even for a striker in Danny Welbeck.
"I told him when he came with us," I want the best performance in your career, work for that. "And then the chance to play as left wing, right wing or striker. with his data, more goals, more assists, working to help when we need to quickly press against opposition. "
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