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Report – Unai Emery to replace Steve Bould and Lehmann
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Report – Unai Emery to replace Steve Bould and Lehmann

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is set to relieve club legends Steve Bould and Jens Lehmann from their duties as assistant coaches at Arsenal. Unai Emery wants to implement his own footprint on the club, and reports from The Sun suggest that he has been given the approval to bring in his own coaching staff from Paris Saint Germain. Therefore, the likes of Juan Carlos Carcedo and Pablo Villa are set to replace Bould and Primorac as assistant coaches. However, Bould will remain at the club to act as a link-man between Emery and the players to ensure that the squad successfully adjusts to the new identity the Spaniard will be looking to instill. Lehmann, on the other hand, will no longer be goalkeeper coach after Javi Garcia confirmed that he would be the replacement for Gerry Peyton. The...
Arsenal set to complete deal for Papastathopoulos
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Arsenal set to complete deal for Papastathopoulos

Arsenal are set to complete the £16 million signing of Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos this week. According to Standard Sports, the gunners have been negotiating on a deal for the 29-year-old with the deal set to be completed in the coming days. Papastathopoulos will likely be the first signing of the post-Arsene Wenger era under new manager Unai Emery. Meanwhile, it is believed that Arsenal's move for Sokratis pre-dates Unai Emery's arrival to the Emirates. It can be recalled that the Gunners' head of recruitment Sven Mislintat joined in December from Dortmund, and he has already ensured the arrival of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, as well as Henrikh Mkhitaryan who played for Dortmund before his move to Manchester. Arsenal are also in the market for another central defen...