Laurent Koscielny named Arsenal's main captain by head coach Unai Emery

Joe Cole was sent off on his Liverpool debut against Arsenal in 2010

Joe Cole was sent off on his Liverpool debut against Arsenal in 2010

"The captain of this group is Laurent Koscielny, who is injured at the moment", Emery told his club's official website.

Torreira will be tasked with competing for a starting spot alongside Granit Xhaka, Aaron Ramsey and Mohamed Elneny next term. I like playing with them. "In my career, I want leaders in the team".

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has rubbished reports linking Mohamed Elneny with an Arsenal exit this summer, confirming the player's stay at the club.

Arsenal have also signed Juventus defender Stephan Lichtsteiner, Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno, Lorient teenager Matteo Guendouzi and Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos in a busy summer transfer window.

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"I met the Kroenke family in Atlanta and he gave us his commitment in this project with Arsenal", added Emery. And then when we have the space, to be aggressive going forward. Defensively: first it is to be organised, recover the ball quickly. "You need building it up in time".

For now, Emery is simply looking to build an identity and improve. "For me, that is very important".

The coach said he expected midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles to start in that position against City, although there was a small chance that Monreal would be ready.

In a competitive squad, where Pep Guardiola has a plethora of options in attack, Bernardo Silva would do very well to fend off teammates Raheem Sterling and David Silva for consistency in the team.

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However, newly-appointed Madrid boss Lopetegui has echoed the words of Perez and dismissed any talk of losing Modric. "I believe that Modric and Kovacic are going to be very happy to play at Real Madrid ".

Danny Welbeck began his pre-season work on Monday after enjoying a break following his exploits at the World Cup with England but he's still short of match practice so won't be considered against City. "But we want to play with the idea to create a winning mentality".

"It's clear, the aim for the club is to arrive as champions, play for titles".

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"Two seasons ago, Antonio [Conte] won the Premier League and after we won with 30 points ahead [of Chelsea]".

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