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Ian Wright lays out exactly what Matteo Guendouzi has brought to Arsenal already

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It's been all change at Arsenal this summer as Arsene Wenger stepped aside for new coach Unai Emery.

The former Paris Saint-Germain, Sevilla, and Valencia boss has looked to change things at the Emirates Stadium, very evidently bringing in a more aggressive style of football to what Gunners' fans have been used to over the past 20 years.

The only real problem for Emery has been that his first two games were at home to Manchester City and away to Chelsea.

Two of the most difficult games that he'll coach this season were not the ideal place for the Basque boss to trial his high line and pressing; with his team still learning, they were really thrown into the deep end against Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri.

And so two defeats from two is Emery's start - although it has been far from the terrible beginning that it looks on paper.

The aggression and pace in attack certainly looks promising, if still rough around the edges, while young midfield Matteo Guendouzi has caught the eye having taken a huge step up from Ligue 2 to the Premier League.

And now Arsenal legend Ian Wright has been talking up exactly why the 19-year-old has gotten so much attention for his performances.

"The best thing I've seen in the two games vs Manchester City and Chelsea from this youngster is the kind of heart and spirit and drive and somebody who continuously wants the ball," Wright told BBC Five Live.

"He's driving, he's upset when things go wrong - I haven't seen that for ages at Arsenal."

You can check out Wright's comments below:

It is pointed out to Wright that he certainly seems to love a lot of people, usually other pundits he works with.

Admitting that, he declares his love for Guendouzi and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - before saying he's "easing [Alexandre] Lacazette into the whole thing because I don't want to leave anyone out."

Wright says he "has a lot of love to give" - and he's definitely not alone in that when it comes to Guendouzi's start at Arsenal.

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Ian Wright
Football
Unai Emery
Alexandre Lacazette
Arsene Wenger
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Premier League
Manchester City
Chelsea

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