The Spaniard will replace Arsene Wenger next season
Unai Emery has been appointed as the new manager of Arsenal. He has signed a three-year deal worth £15 million after holding talks with the club.
Spaniard will succeed Arsene Wenger who has left the London club after 22 years, winning 10 major trophies which includes 7 FA Cups and 3 Premier Leagues.
The Premier League giants were linked with host of managers and their former player Mikel Arteta was tipped to be the favourite to took charge over the club next season. But former PSG boss has pipped Arteta to the role.
After mutually agreeing, Emery left the Ligue 1 champions earlier this month after winning domestic treble with them. He has also won 3 Europa League with Sevilla before moving to Paris.
The 46 year old claimed he was very thrilled to join of the biggest clubs in the world.
‘I am thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs in the game. Arsenal is known and loved throughout the world for its style of play, its commitment to young players, the fantastic stadium, the way the club is run,’ Emery said as quoted by Daily Mail
‘I’m very excited to be given the responsibility to start this important new chapter in Arsenal’s history. I have met Stan and Josh Kroenke and it’s clear they have great ambitions for the club and are committed to bringing future success.
‘I’m excited about what we can do together and I look forward to giving everyone who loves Arsenal some special moments and memories.’
Arsenal’s majority owner Stan Kroenke said: ‘We’re delighted to welcome Unai to Arsenal. He’s a proven winner. We’re confident that he is the right person for the job and that he will work to deliver the triumphs our fans, staff and everyone who cares about Arsenal want.
‘Several things stood out during his interview and the entire process; his football knowledge, energy, determination and love of the game. His familiarity with our club and our players, the Premier League and the game in Europe were all very impressive.
‘He shares our vision to move forward, to build on the platform created by Arsène Wenger and help this club enjoy greater success.’