Unai Emery has been reassured that Arsenal will give him time and patience to rebuild the team.
The Arsenal hierarchy, led by chief executive Ivan Gazidis, moved even after the opening weekend defeat to remind the new manager that they are not expecting miracles overnight.
Gunners boss Emery oversaw a comprehensive defeat to Manchester City in his opening Premier League game in charge and left supporters worried about the season ahead.
But Emery was quickly told that City was the toughest possible start and he will be given plenty of time to get things right after a tough baptism.
There is a realisation that they wanted to do more business in the summer transfer window but Emery inherited most of the squad and it will take time to impress his ideas.
Arsenal face another daunting task at Chelsea on Saturday having been completely overwhelmed by City at the Emirates.
Ironically, it was City boss Pep Guardiola’s assistant Mikel Arteta – who came so close to getting the Arsenal job – who masterminded the visitors’ victory.
Former Gunners captain Arteta – tipped to be Guardiola’s eventual successor at City – did the opposition breakdown on Arsenal and plotted his old team’s downfall.
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