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Shkodran Mustafi reveals what Unai Emery has improved since Arsene Wenger left Arsenal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Unai Emery tells you exactly what to do, claims Shkodran Mustafi (Getty Images)

Shkodran Mustafi has praised the defensive discipline Unai Emery has brought to Arsenal following Arsene Wengers departure.

The Gunners are currently on a run of 14 games unbeaten ahead of their Europa League clash with Sporting CP on Thursday evening.

Under Wenger, Arsenal were accused of being mentally fragile during high-profile matches but Mustafi believes Emery has given the players more positional awareness and claims the team showed significant improvement in the 1-1 draw with Liverpool last Sunday.

For me personally, the biggest thing was that hes someone who really knows what he wants from each player, said Mustafi.

ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 30: Unai Emery the Head Coach of Arsenal chats to Granit Xhaka during the Arsenal Training Session at London Colney on October 30, 2018 in St Albans, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
Arsenal are unbeaten in 14 games under Emery (Getty Images)

He tells you exactly what he wants you to do, but gives you freedom to expose your talent.

When we dont have the ball, he tells you where to stand and how to get it back, when we have it, he gives you options you can use.

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You can decide which option you choose.

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For me its a good mix between freedom and discipline, and having the same plan in the whole team.

I think thats what we saw against Liverpool. That was the first game where I felt like we came out from the first minute and were everywhere until the 90th minute.

I feel like theres a good mix between discipline and freedom.

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