Unai Emery hints he is ready to unleash Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe & Alexandre Lacazette against Spurs

first_img Comment Unai Emery was criticised for the formation he used against Liverpool (Picture: Getty)‘I understand the question [about the diamond], he added. ‘We won with the diamond last year, and we lost with it. We can win and we can lose with the diamond.‘The consequence of the result on Sunday was not the diamond, but really we are ready to play with different tactical decisions.‘Last year we worked and used different formations with good performances because the players here have worked on different systems.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Unai Emery hints he is ready to unleash Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe & Alexandre Lacazette against Spurs Alexandre Lacazette started on the bench against Liverpool last week (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery has hinted he is ready to start Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang together for the first time against Tottenham in Sunday’s north London derby.Arsenal’s two most prolific strikers are already up and running for the new season, while Pepe was a near constant thorn in Liverpool’s side during last Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Anfield on his full debut.An ankle injury which has troubled Lacazette since he picked up a knock against Lyon in pre-season meant he started on the bench last weekend, but he is in contention to start against Tottenham, potentially alongside Aubameyang and the club’s new record signing.AdvertisementAdvertisementYes [they could all start], but be calm,’ said Emery. ‘My decision in each moment is thinking about how we are.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘For example with Lacazette he had a problem with his ankle. This week is the best week of the last three weeks. He’s getting better and feeling better with his ankle, it’s very positive.‘With Pepe, he came here later than the others but he is getting and feeling better in each match. Aubameyang is very important for us, he scores two goals in the first two matches, he had two or three good actions in Liverpool.’Emery implemented a diamond formation against Liverpool which drew criticism from the likes of Ian Wright, especially given the formation allowed Liverpool assist machines Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson oceans of space in which to operate. Advertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 29 Aug 2019 2:51 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link19Shareslast_img

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