"We are working. I believe in myself, in these players and in the club", he added. His career as a coach is bigger than me.
The north London side are now preparing for their first season under Unai Emery following his appointment at The Emirates as Arsene Wenger's successor back in May.
The coach said he expected midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles to start in that position against City, although there was a small chance that Monreal would be ready.
"For that maybe also they are in the team more leaders to show this capacity". For a good part, Welbeck has played on either side of attack but through the middle, Emery now prefers other players there.
"He is going to be a very similar manager to a manager I had in Rafa Benitez, going from a team that wasn't one of the giants in Spain but was still competing and winning trophies". We have a lot of ambition.
"I want the players and supporters to feel that together, and also enjoy each match, each moment in our stadium, and in this way the team transmits to the supporters the passion".More news: Omarosa Contradicts Her Own Book in NPR Interview
Speaking in his pre-match press conference, Pep was asked what motivates him as the new campaign fast approaches. We only have three players: Carl Jenkinson, David Ospina, and Joel Campbell, with the possibility to leave.
The manager also insisted that Stan Kroenke's full buyout of the club should be deemed a positive thing.
Wenger's remarkable feats in the first half of his reign will stand the test of time, but few Arsenal supporters lamented his departure after 14 years without a league title. He gave us his commitment to this project.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has made a decision to stick with Petr Cech as his first-choice goalkeeper despite the summer arrival of rival shot-stopper Bernd Leno, according to reports. For me this news is positive.
And the former Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla coach has stressed the importance of Arsenal being on the front foot.