He believes it will take time for the Spaniard to implement his style
Arsenal had a very busy summer as Unai Emery was appointed as the new manager of the club after Arsene Wenger decided to leave the club after 22 years. The Spaniard signed a three-year deal worth £15 million.
He was given the charge with the task of rebuilding the squad and returning the club to the European elite while challenging for other major honours, after they finished sixth in the Premier League last season resulting in missing the Champions League this season.
However, the Gunners didn’t got off to a great start as they have begun life under the new manager with back-to-back defeats in the Premier League against their big rivals Chelsea and Manchester City.
But won their next two fixtures against West Ham United and Cardiff City. They will look to continue their momentum against Newcastle United on Saturday.
The Spaniard wants to transform the London Outfit into a possession based team and has been putting emphasis on playing from the back. However, Petr Cech has looked nervous and struggled at time with the ball at his feet.
But club’s legend David Seaman has urged the fan to be patient with Emery and feels he will need some time to implement his style in order to bring success.
“Going forward we’re great,” he told the Evening Standard.
“We’ve got good, strong players.
“It’s just that, in that defence, we’re looking a little bit uncomfortable with the back pass.
“Petr Cech has been highlighted as though he is messing it up but he’s also getting backpasses onto his right foot yet he’s a left-footed goalkeeper so the defenders need to think about that.
“At the moment, the plan isn’t working.
“You just need to mix it up with a few long balls and then play it out from the back.
“It looks like they’ve been told to just play it out from the back no matter what.
“It’s not working at the moment.
“It will take time, there’s no doubt about that because the players who are there now aren’t all Emery’s players.
“He needs to get the best out of them and then see what he needs to add to the team.
“That doesn’t happen overnight.
“Going into next season, that’s when you might see the best of it.
“At the moment, the Arsenal fans aren’t willing to wait that long – they want it now.
“But this way of playing out from the back worries me.
“We’re not confident with it.”