Arsenal manager Unai Emery

Emery discusses how he plans to stop Liverpool

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been discussing how he intends to get the better of Liverpool in this weekend’s highly anticipated game.

Arsenal go into Saturday’s clash at the Emirates four points behind their visitors, who have yet to taste defeat in the Premier League this season.

While the Gunners have lost their two encounters against their top six rivals so far, Gunners manager Unai Emery has revealed his plan to putting an end to that record against Liverpool on Saturday evening.

“We want to not allow them to have or to do, in the 90 minutes, their jobs. They have quality with individual players and also their collective and tactical capacity also,” Emery told his Friday press conference.

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“One is their transitions, two is also that they are developing a lot with the goalkeeper because they build up on this work with Alisson and the centre-backs and the midfield players.

“They can progress on the pitch with a lot of quality, starting with Alisson. And also, when they are playing in the transition and attacking moments with very quick players like Mane, like Firmino and like Salah.

“We need also to do a big match in individual duels against them and also tactically, I think we need to be together and play with our capacity, identity and style and we need to impose on them.

“It’s very difficult and not possible for 90 minutes to impose our style in every moment but in moments in the game, we need to impose our style and ideas and our quality with our players and this is the duel for the 90 minutes.”

Click here to read why The Football Faithful writer Anthony Kelly thinks it could be one of the most important games of the season.

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