Petr Cech was the hero in Arsenal's penalty shoot-out victory after Alexandre Lacazette's injury-time equalizer offset Antonio Rudiger's early goal.
Former Arsenal striker Paul Mariner is cautious over Arsenal's chances of reaching the top four this season.
If Arsenal's task as a club this summer is one of reinvention, then it is a task that extends into the playing staff, too. If Arsenal are trying to re-evaluate their approach under a new head coach, it also stands to reason that senior figures from the previous regime will be doing the same. None seem to have taken this mission quite as literally as Petr Cech.
Arsenal's project on a macro level is to rebuild after the departure of Arsene Wenger: come back a stronger and more formidable proposition…