5 Reasons Why Unai Emery Is Definitely Not the Manager to Take Arsenal to the Top

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Another week and another lacklustre performance from Unai Emery’s Arsenal. This time a timid 1-1 draw with a Manchester United team who are in a crisis of their own. After being backed heavily by the board in summer, time (and excuses) are fast running out for the Basque manager. 
Change was inevitable after Arsene Wenger left the helm following a 22-year stint as Arsenal manager, and Emery was gifted the patience that he deserved from the Arsenal faithful, but after a season, there has been little to no improvement made. 

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Here are five reasons why Unai Emery is not the man to fire the Gunners back to the top of English football.

Lack of Identity

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Perhaps most worryingly, Arsenal seem to lack a tactical identity under Unai Emery. It took 22 years for Arsene Wenger to instil an attacking mentality in his side and despite several team changes over the years, that attacking philosophy could always be compatible with Arsenal (even at the expense of defensive responsibility). 

Signs of the Frenchman’s philosophy could still be noticed at the start of the 2018/19 campaign, notably the scintillating box-to-box team goal scored by Aaron Ramsey against Fulham, despi

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