Unai Emery out to close gap to Premier League top two.

Emery is delighted with his new signings.

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Unai Emery has confirmed that he is very happy with Arsenal's transfer business, but insists he is eager is to finish in the top four.


The Gunners finished fifth, 28 points behind Premier League champions Manchester City in Unai Emery's debut season as Arsenal boss.


However, the Spaniard says he is looking to close the gap to the league's strongest sides Manchester City and Liverpool.


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"We are delighted with our players. Our ambition and motivation is to do the best possible in the all the competitions, the most important of these is the Premier League.


"We are going to work to compete and get into the top four."

"Our first target is to be in the top four, we reduced the distance last season. Manchester City and Liverpool are stronger than the others at the beginning.


"We want to compete with them and reduced the points gap. Tottenham, Manchester United and Chelsea have the same objectives.


"Last year the difference was really small and the challenge now is for us to achieve a top-four finish.


"Other teams are coming back, signing new players and working very well. Everton, West Ham, Leicester, Wolverhampton, Watford.


"The Premier League is the best competition in the world. We are going to work to compete and get into the top four."


Emery opened the chequebook at the Emirates. And, here's who has come through the door so far this summer at Arsenal:

Nicolas Pepe - Lille, £72m

William Saliba - St Etienne, £27m

Gabriel Martinelli - Ituano, £6m

Dani Ceballos - Real Madrid, loan

Kieran Tierney - Celtic, £25m

David Luiz - Chelsea, £8m


David Luiz has completed an £8million move from Chelsea to Arsenal. [Getty]


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