Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann feels that the club have no more excuses and must win the Premier League under Unai Emery
The Gunners appointed Emery as Arsene Wenger’s replacement at the Emirates earlier this summer following two years of failing to finish in the top four of the league table and, therefore, missing out on Champions League football.
This season will mark the first time in 22 years that Arsenal have had a new manager and Lehmann, who was recently removed from his coaching role at the London club as part of the many changes, feels that the time to deliver is now.
“My ex-club Arsenal have a new manager and must win the trophy with Unai Emery,” he told Bild, via ESPN.
“If it’s not their goal to win the league, why all the changes in the club? The Arsenal squad is not worse than those of the other teams.”
Bayern Munich have won the Bundesliga for the past six seasons now, although Lehmann doubts that Manchester City will be able to reach a similar feat.
“This won’t happen in Premier League,” said the 48-year-old.
“The quality gap is not as big as in the Bundesliga.
“I see a lot of potential at Chelsea, who have a new manager in Maurizio Sarri. Usually, Chelsea have a successful first year under a new sporting leadership. I expect them back in the title. Liverpool, just like Tottenham, must win something someday.”