Revealed: 22% of Arsenal fans back Emery to win the league in his first season in charge

Unai Emery inherited a huge job when he took over from Arsene Wenger as Arsenal manager this summer.

After 22 years at the helm, Wenger left the North London club outside of the Champions League and with a squad in need of major improvements. Anyone would have forgiven Emery a slow start given the enormity of the task he faces at the Emirates Stadium in returning the Gunners to the amongst the contenders for the biggest prizes in Europe.

However, the Spaniard – after a stuttering start – has seen his side go on a remarkable fun of form and expectations have subsequently been raised amongst a portion of the fanbase. 

A top four finish – and consequently, Champions League qualification – would mark a brilliant first term in English football for Emery. A title triumph would, frankly, constitute a miracle.

Yet, many Arsenal fans are backing Emery to pull off a major shock league win, with 22% of Gunners supporters predicting a first-place finish for the club this season in our poll. Overall, 94% of voters were behind Emery securing a top four finish. See the full results below.