Europa League is a great competition - Arsenal manager Unai Emery.

The north London club will be looking to bounce back to winning ways following their 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Monday night.


Unai Emery wants Arsenal fans to enjoy the Europa League as much as he does.


The Gunners boss, who won the competition three times with LaLiga side Seville says the Europa League is a route into the Champions League.


Speaking ahead of Thursday night's group game against Standard Liege at the Emirates, the Spaniard said as the Mirror reported: “I want to feel not just I love that competition – I want everybody to love it.


"It is a great competition and it is a way into the Champions League.”


Unai Emery also revealed he isn’t 100% sure if Mesut Ozil will be included in his squad tomorrow but Kieran Tierney is set to be involved.


“He still need time and confidence,” said the Spaniard. “Training and playing. Tomorrow is a good opportunity because he is ready to play. He will take minutes and confidence and show his prowess.


“He didn't play in Manchester because he had a small problem – not important – but doctor said it would b e better for him to prepare alone for tomorrow. For the next matches I think he is ready to play with us.”


On right-back Hector Bellerin, Emery said: "Hector Bellerin is the same but with a small difference. His injury was more time, after a long time, nine months, we need first to play the 15 minutes he played last week.


"He played in the U23s to take confidence, to do actions on the pitch.


“For tomorrow we are thinking - it depends on the training - tomorrow he is going to play.”



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