Arsenal manager Unai Emery

Emery warns Arsenal fans his side are not the finished article

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has attempted to temper expectations amongst his clubs fans.

The Gunners are in the top four for the first time in 2018 after going on a superb six-game winning streak in the Premier League.

In fact, Arsenal have been victorious in their last nine outings in all competitions, leading sections of the Gunners Faithful to chant “we’ve got our Arsenal back,” after several seasons of disappointment under Arsene Wenger.

However, Emery has revealed that he does not quite share the North London clubs fans optimism and insists his side still need to improve before they can be considered the finished article.

“I am not agreeing totally with the response of the supporters,” he told reporters at his press conference ahead of Monday nights Premier League fixture against Leicester.

“I think we need to improve a lot. I think we have to continue doing a lot of the things to get better.

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“Our demands need to be very high. The supporters can enjoy it with us but also we’re speaking with our reality every day.

“We need to improve because for example the match against Fulham was a very good result and a very good game for 90 minutes. But in the first 45 minutes I thought we needed to do better.”

Emery also warned that his side will have to be at their best to beat Claude Puel’s Foxes on Monday.

“If we are remembering the last match at the Emirates we won but not playing like we want – with the control against the opposition,” he added.

“For me now, the most important thing is not to rush. The next game against Leicester is very big, very difficult.

“Leicester are a very good team and play with a clear identity under Claude Puel. They are very competitive, have very good players and we need every single player, and our mentality together to be stronger than in the last match.”

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