Date: 8th June 2018 at 8:30pm
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are venturing into a new era under the guidance of former boss , who was appointed as the successor to legendary boss Arsene Wenger, but there will still be familiar faces around the club.

Former captain has retired to take a role as the head of Arsenal’s academy and a club legend has now revealed he’s keen to be given a position behind the scenes in .

Gunners favourite toldĀ ESPNĀ he’s keen on being a part of Emery’s backroom staff behind the scenes, after remaining close to Arsenal in recent years – often being pictured in training photos.

“If I join Unai Emery’s staff, I think it should be good for me, and I hope it should be good for Unai Emery.”

“I could be like a bridge between him and the because I know the players. For two years I have trained with the guys. So all of them, they respect me.”

“And I respect the players, I was an ex-player. So the relationship between the players and me is good. That’s why I think I can help Unai Emery.”