On the subject of Kovacic, he added: "I think Mateo will be very useful for us".
Emery's side travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday for a London derby against Chelsea hoping to bounce back from their opening weekend defeat Alexandre Lacazette started on the bench against City, but former Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is confident that France global will join him in the starting line-up sooner or later. The PSG product made a crucial second-half tackle on Hazard which will probably be a career highlight for a player who was starting in the French second division last season.
However, Emery insists he will keep faith with Cech on his return to Stamford Bridge, where he enjoyed 11 years as a Chelsea player, and vowed to stand by his principles.
Mourinho: I don't care about Pogba comments
It makes it easier for him to create a combative side who will want to "prove the critics wrong". Pogba will captain United again on Sunday in the absence of regular skipper Antonio Valencia .
It is still too early to judge Unai Emery based on these defeats against Manchester City and Chelsea to open the season. He was close to becoming Wenger's successor this summer but Emery pipped him to the job.
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There is one sequence in the first half that fans and pundits (and even Bayer Leverkusen) zeroed in on, where he narrowly avoided passing the ball into his own net.
The Blues are still learning to play the Maurizio Sarri way, while Arsenal are yet to ideal Unai Emery's pressing strategy, and as Michael Cox explains in his Tactical Preview, the Gunners are likely to adopt a more cautious formation here. It's time to back your Premier League winning bet - register with BetInKenya here! There is a Plan A, to get the ball wide and time runs to perfection. Under Antonio Conte they looked to launch counters and get behind opponents as quickly as they could.