Denis Suarez has officially been presented as Arsenal player yesterday. Spanish international has joined Gunners on loan deal. Arsenal will have an option to buy the midfielder in summer.
Suarez had his first interview with club’s official website.
He was asked to explain what makes Emery special coach.
“I think the main thing is that he dedicates a great deal of time to his work. He spends many hours and days watching videos of other teams and his own side. His training sessions are really demanding and he ensures that the team is completely prepared. But as I say, the biggest thing is the time he dedicates to his work. As we’d say in Spanish, he’s ‘un enfermo del fútbol] – football mad.”
Suarez has worked with Emery at Sevilla during 2014/15 season, when Spanish club won their second consecutive Europa League title.
He added: “I have a very good relationship with him. I spent a year with him at Sevilla when we won the Europa League. I think he’s a very demanding coach and one of the best coaches in the world right now – I’ve been saying that for a while. I’m really happy to have the chance to work with him again and I hope that the rest of the season is successful for me and the club.
“I think he’s a great coach. That was my first year playing football at the elite level – my first year in the top division. I improved a lot as a player thanks to him. He really helped me. I think he was a big part of the reason I was able to go back to Barcelona after leaving on loan.”
Suarez could make his debut against Manchester City in upcoming scheduled match of EPL.