Arsenal's Unai Emery ready to reveal results of his quiet revolution

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Perez managed to score eight goals in 35 matches for Deportivo who have been relegated into the Segunda division in Spain last season.

Welbeck had a late return to pre-season due to England's run to the World Cup semi-finals and will not be involved in Arsenal's season opener against champions Manchester City on Sunday.

However, Arsenal manager Unai Emery has suggested that Welbeck will stay at the Emirates Stadium, which could open the door for Everton and Newcastle to make moves for him in the January transfer window.

"I think that Guardiola's coaching is clear in this team", said Emery. Arsenal also signed veteran defenders Stephan Lichtsteiner - who is the Switzerland captain - and Sokratis Papastathopoulos, who are also seen as strong personalities both on and off the pitch.

The other four captains are goalkeeper Petr Cech and midfield trio Aaron Ramsey, Ozil and Granit Xhaka, Emery revealed on Friday.

Emery urged fans to go into the City game and the season with optimism and said he wanted his players to take one step at a time.

Unai Emery on the need for Arsenal to start the season well: "This match demands our best moment tactically and we want to start well and play well, to show the quality of our work in this moment".

During the second period of former boss Arsene Wenger's 22-year reign as manager, the Gunners were routinely criticised for their tactical naivety. "And [we are] keeping a lot of the good ideas they were working with here, and also bringing my new [ideas] for how to improve in the tactical things, or my idea to transmit to the players my spirit".

"I met the Kroenke family in Atlanta and he gave us his commitment in this project with Arsenal", the Spaniard added.

"Arsenal are going to play this pressing game and could they catch City off guard?" He started his career as a bigger player than me.

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