Date: 13th August 2018 at 10:00pm
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Unai Emery’s tenure at Arsenal did not get off to the best of starts on Sunday, as fell to a 2-0 defeat against defending champions Manchester City.

The Spaniard handed debuts to new signings Matteo Guendouzi, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Stephan Lichtsteiner and Torreira in the match but Sky Sports pundit believes a lot more time is needed to build a squad.

Speaking on Super Sunday, the former man explained why the January window and next summer are crucial to Arsene Wenger’s successor – as he urged the board to back Emery in the market.

“Time is not the manager’s friend, whether he gets four windows or not, he will need time. I think he can work on the he’s got, make them better and more willing to do the hard yards and hope there’s something coming through.

“Hopefully he has another budget at Christmas time to work with.”