Arsenal unveil Unai Emery
On Wednesday at the Emirates Stadium, Unai Emery held his first press conference as the new Arsenal boss.
Arsenal have handed Unai Emery a four year contract at the Gunners. But will Emery see out the full term of his contract?
And how successful will the Spanish boss be in north London? Specifically, will Arsenal finish the season above Tottenham in 2018-19?
The bookies have reacted to Emery’s Arsenal appointment by releasing fresh odds and specials for the season ahead.
Tottenham still above Arsenal
It used to be stand practice that Arsenal finished the season above Tottenham. But not anymore.
Tottenham have denied Arsenal St Totteringham’s Day for the past two seasons on the bounce.
Looking at the odds for who’ll win the 2018-19 Premier League, the bookies still price Tottenham above Arsenal.
Bet365 price Tottenham at 16/1 to win the league next season. Arsenal are double Spurs’ odds as they are available at 28/1.
Arsenal, Unai Emery & Christmas
Could Unai Emery be sacked by Arsenal before the end of 2018?
Paddy Power are offering 5/1 odds on Emery leaving the Gunners before Christmas Day.
Staying with the negative Arsenal vibes, the bookies also price Arsenal at 100/1 to be relegated next season.
Top 4 & Europa League
Betfair are offering 5/2 odds on Arsenal finishing the 2018-19 Premier League season in the top four.
Unai Emery also has a brilliant record in the Europa League, and Arsenal are 8/1 to win the Europa League next season.
Arsenal & the Champions League
Will Arsenal gain entry to the 2019-2020 Champions League?
Ladbrokes are pricing Arsenal at 2/1 to qualify for the Champions League next season.
The bookies also price Unai Emery at 1/4 to not see out his full four year Gunners contract.