However, the former Paris Saint-Germain boss could hardly have asked for a more hard start to life in England than a game against a team described last season as potentially the Premier League's best ever.
He also feels the £60m acquisition of Riyad Mahrez for Manchester City and the £170m Liverpool splashed on signings will put them two in contention for the title. He admitted that Leno is a good keeper, but he also asked an important question, "Can he show more than he did in the past?"
Saints boss Mark Hughes will be desperate to bolster his attacking ranks before this evening's 5pm deadline, after his side's impotency in front of goal almost cost them their Premier League status last season.
"I see a lot of potential at Chelsea, who have a new manager in Maurizio Sarri".
Three of the last five league encounters between this teams at this ground have resulted in draws, and you can get odds of 3/1 (4.00) on them cancelling each other out once again in this one.
"In the past, Arsenal have won games on great football, individual brilliance and having great attacking players". "Regardless, I must admit: They remind me a bit of the "old" Arsenal I played in".
That gutsy display against the eventual bronze medalists is thought to have gained manager Akira Nishino more favour in his homeland, but the Japan FA would still prefer to bring in Wenger. It appears they right now don't know how to win trophies.
Emery is leading the Gunners into the new season after 22 years under Arsene Wenger. "But it's must if you want to be a big side", the man added.
While optimism is growing at Anfield, the same can not be said at last season's runners-up Manchester United who kick off the new season on Friday at home to Leicester City with a squad that is under-cooked, according to manager José Mourinho. The preseason has also been a success for Arsenal, who have not registered a single 90-minute defeat during their summer preparations (W3 D2), with forwards Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette netting four goals each during that stretch.
Here, Sports Mole looks at how Arsenal could line up in 2018-19.
Manchester United have failed in their approach for Atletico Madrid defender Deigo Godin, according to Sky sources. Manchester United start their Premier League campaign tomorrow with a game against Leicester City .
The visitors will be keen to level the series at Lord's as England are playing without their premier all-rounder Ben Stokes. Talking about the bowling, in both the innings off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin scalped four and three wickets respectively.
Stokes added he "felt under threat of immediate attack from both these men and I did what I did only in order to defend myself". Stokes, in a written statement given to police after he had been arrested, said he had acted in self-defence when punching Mr.
Sanchez's future appears to be away from Fiorentina after spending last season on loan at La Liga side Espanyol. The Spain global was signed by the Emirates club from Deportivo La Coruna for £17m in the summer of 2016.
Gomes joined Barcelona from Valencia in 2016 for (£31.46) €35m but has struggled to nail down a starting place at the Nou Camp. He has played 14 times for Brazil , scoring once, with his last worldwide appearance coming at the 2014 World Cup .
But last fall, he said, the university had 49 undergraduate and 21 graduate students registered from Saudi Arabia. Several Arab nations in the region have expressed support for their Saudi allies in the dispute with Canada.
Downing then stepped back in with a bombshell, suggesting Gates's "secret life" included multiple extramarital affairs. Manafort, according to Gates, assigned members of the Cypriot law firm as ghost directors of the shell corporations.
Keen stargazers may have already spotted one or two streaking meteors since around mid-July when the Perseids started to appear. When the Earth's orbit crosses a trail of these particles they can collide with our atmosphere and burn up as shooting stars.
Your meteor rates will be lower, but it's possible to see at least a few of the brightest meteors over the course of a few hours. But the best time to watch the shower is in the pre-dawn hours of 3-5 a.m. when the moon has set and Perseus is high in the sky.
In the trailer, Morgan is seen interacting with characters in a variety of ways based on contextual conversation prompts. We catch glimpses of mountains, dense forests, steamy swamps, deserts, dusty cattle towns, more modern cities, and more.
Under the law, permanent residents must live in the country for at least five years before applying for citizenship. Wildes told the newspaper that the Knavs fulfilled the five-year requirement, but declined to give further comment.
I just don't know, if I was an owner, I'm thinking, 'Well you've had a lot of money on these players, you don't fancy them. The England World Cup hero only returned to training on Monday but is still in line to start.
Men's Assistant Basketball Coach has been charged after punching a man who later died, according to CBS. In a statement, Wake Forest said the school would comment further once it gathered more information.
England have yet to decide whether Chris Woakes, a fellow pace-bowling all-rounder, or off-spinner Moeen Ali will replace Stokes. Snow in Sunny's way: Sunil Gavaskar bumps into England fast bowler John Snow while taking a single in the 1971 Test match.
This is a great opportunity for me and I am looking forward to competing here. "I am also determined to do my best for Everton ". However after the initial loan Southampton will have an obligation to buy the Englishman for £20 million.
Racing announced Saturday afternoon that the NASCAR Hall of Famer would race in the August 26 Xfinity Series race at Road America. Elliott, 62, will be the first member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame to compete in a race after being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
It even features the same variable aperture system like the S9+, where you can switch between f/1.5 and f/2.4 aperture on the fly. That's relevant because while the software is similar now, the Note 9 will nearly certainly be supported with updates for longer.