From the start of this season in August, everyone knew this campaign was going to be a tough one for Arsenal.

With club icon Arsene Wenger leaving the Emirates, this season was always going to have the hallmarks of a transitional one as Arsenal move into a new era in the club’s history.

Unai Emery – who has gained a lot of acclaim around Europe in previous jobs – was chosen to take over as Arsenal’s new manager.

The Spaniard has had a mixed first season, with the Gunners finishing outside the Champions League qualification places in fifth.

But the saving grace has been their Europa League campaign, where they have beaten Napoli and Valencia in impressive wins on their route to the final on May 29th against Chelsea.

Here we will look at the five things we have learned watching Arsenal this season, looking ahead to the Europa League Final and into the summer.