Former Paris Saint-German boss Unai Emery has been appointed as new Arsenal manager.
The appointment of the 46-year-old on Wednesday as manager means he is to replace Arsene Wenger who left after 22 years of stay in Gunners.
Unai Emery who addressed a press conference after his appointment alongside chief executive Ivan Gazidis, wants Arsenal to be among Europe’s elite once more.
He said: “Success next season would be developing, but how? By battling for every title the BBC Sport quoted.
Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League on two consecutive occasions before Arsene Wenger’s departure in 2017-2018 and 2018-19 competition having previously been in every year since 1998.
Arsenal Chief Gazidis revealed that the Spaniard was on an eight-man shortlist for the job, but was the club’s main target.
“All eight took part in extensive interviews and none of them withdrew from the process,” said the chief executive, who added that the job was the most attractive in world football.
“We were in a fortunate position to name our first choice.