These are the two fears of Ian Wright when the Gunners get ready for the opening show on Sunday with the defending champions of Manchester City. The arsenal is preparing for the first campaign without Arsene Wenger at the helm since 1997 after a summer of changes. Emery has replaced Wenger in the Emirates has developed a group of new purchases to refresh the team that the Spanish has inherited. The fans have many reasons to be optimistic, as Arsenal is preparing to face the city after a promising pre-season. playing in his mind before the male visit of Pep Guardiola to the north of London. "I have confidence in Arsenal finishing fourth because I think their attacking players will cause all the problems of the other teams – but I'm still worried about the defensive side of things and the way the players start the season under Unai Emery, and understanding what he wants from them, it will be so crucial, "Wright told BBC Sport." They start against a City team that knows and xactly what they are doing, but this could be a good time to play them because some of their players are in delay compared to the World Cup. "Will Arsenal play this pressing game and could they take City off guard?" If they do, have they defensive enough to stop City even though City is shaken by a pair of punches? "This could be just my wishful thinking. "Afterwards, they play Chelsea, West Ham and Cardiff, and depending on the results, that could be an incredible opening, or a case of" huh. "When they come to West Ham, q When they clash with Jack Wilshere, well, there's a story waiting to be written there, right? "Wright former Arsenal teammate Martin Keown offered his personal interpretation of how their old team will be proud this season. And he suggested they could get a surprise victory against last Sunday's champions. "It will be a hard fought battle to make the first four, Arsenal and Chelsea push Manchester United and have an external chance to claim a place in the Champions League," added Keown. "Emery has had more time with his team than anyone else – They were mostly all together throughout the pre-season – and could potentially cause an attack on City the first day. "