Gunners are unable to make anything out of their first match under new head coach Mikel Arteta as they end up with a goalless scoreline match against Everton at Goodison Park.
Everton and Arsenal played out a dire unsuccessful draw at Goodison Park as respective new bosses Carlo Ancelotti and Mikel Arteta watched from the stands.
Three-time Champions League winner Ancelotti was confirmed as successor to despoiled Marco silva on a contract till 2024 shortly before kick-off on Saturday, and therefore the Italian was gift within the directors’ box.
Arteta, who was appointed the Gunners on Friday, was sitting close – however there was very little to excite either man.
Arsenal, underneath interim manager Freddie Ljungberg for the last time, came nearest to rating as Gabriel Martinelli shot wide within the half, before Everton keeper Jordan Pickford saved beautifully from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once the break.
The hosts, junction rectifier by caretaker boss duncan Ferguson for the fourth and final time, seldom troubled Arsenal, though the Scotsman all over again showed he wasn’t afraid to require daring selections by work a substitute.
This time it had been striker Cenk Tosun, who had come back on early for the injured Alex Iwobi, and he was clearly sad at being replaced by Moise Kean.