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Arsenal news: Everything Unai Emery said in his press conference ahead of Saturday's Huddersfield match

Emery faced the press this afternoon ahead of Saturday's visit of Huddersfield

Unai Emery on Arsenal's young Europa League squad

The Premier League’s hectic Christmas calendar starts now. Just one day after Arsenal’s exciting 2-2 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford, Unai Emery will face the press at London Colney to preview the club’s weekend clash with struggling Huddersfield.

In a busy afternoon, Emery suggested that Matteo Guendouzi should get his hair cut after Marouane Fellaini pulled it back at Old Trafford.

There were also updates on Rob Holding and Mesut Ozil's injuries. Scroll through the live blog below to see everything Emery said.


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Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of the very latest Arsenal news.

The Gunners drew with Manchester United yesterday and Unai Emery will be appearing in front of the press later this afternoon to preview their next game, Saturday's visit of Huddersfield.

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We expect there will be a further update on Rob Holding, who sustained what appeared to be a nasty looking injury yesterday.

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A point at Old Trafford is never a poor result, but Arsenal will have departed from London knowing they had blown the opportunity to seal a second morale-boosting win and retain their spot in the top four.

Here's Miguel Delaney's match report from Manchester:

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Lucas Torreira was again impressive last night, but has admitted that Unai Emery wants him to change one important part of his game.

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It is not too long ago that encounters between Arsenal and Manchester United represented the apex of English football - relentless attacking play, all-out aggression but above all else, quality. 

What, then, to make of this - a chaotic 2-2 draw that was defined by two teams in transition, profiting from each other's mistakes? Nobody ever expected the late 1990s to early 2000s peak from this 2018 edition, though it demonstrated how far both sides have to go to reach those heights. 

For the first time since the summer of 1986, neither Sir Alex Ferguson or Arsene Wenger were watching this fixture from one of the two dugouts, allowing us to simultaneously take in two very different re-builds.

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One question remains over the game last night: just how happy with the point should Arsenal be?

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What could have been...

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Arsenal shouldn't have too much problem seeing off Huddersfield ... should they?

Here's how the relegation strugglers got on last time out.

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Unai Emery is expected in the media room at London Colney shortly, perhaps even in the next hour. Which gives you just about enough time to dive into the complexities of this piece, written by Jack Pitt-Brooke.

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We should get some clarification from Emery soon, but here is out Arsenal predicted line-up for the game on Saturday given the injuries they have recently sustained.

Arsenal predicted XI: Leno; Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Kolasinac; Xhaka, Torreira; Iwobi, Ozil, Aubameyang; Lacazette.

Surely Ozil has to start a game again soon?!

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