By Rob Draper for The Mail on Sunday
Published: 23:01 BST, 1 September 2018 | Updated: 23:01 BST, 1 September 2018
Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has set Unai Emery the task of winning the Champions League, even if the board of directors accept that even qualifying for the tournament this season will be a significant achievement.
With Emery facing his first real test of traditional British football on Sunday with a trip to Cardiff, there is a satisfaction with the way in which the new manager has started after 22 years of Arsene Wenger, despite losing the opening two games.
Champions League qualification is the goal, but it is in the upper end of the expectations in