Emery’s facet secured a 3-1 victory within the first leg of their semi-final conflict with Valencia on Thursday and shall be assured of progressing to the ultimate.
Nicholas says Emery is doing a ‘remarkable’ job on the Emirates however should oversee a serious overhaul this summer season to make sure the Gunners stay aggressive.
And the Arsenal hero thinks Henrik Mkhitaryan, Alex Iwobi and Denis Suarez ought to all be offloaded, whereas French World Cup winner Rabiot can be a perfect signing.
‘We need a box-to-box style midfield player and a player that can pick a pass too, so it is a matter of bringing in the right ones,’ Nicholas informed Sky Sports activities.
‘I believe you want to know your system, match them in and see the place it takes you. Adrien Rabiot shall be a free-agent and been linked with completely different golf equipment, however I’d take him.
‘He has the standard and is of respectable degree, which Arsenal want.
‘In assault, I like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette however will they win you the Premier League? I believe they may.
‘Between them, bearing in mind they haven’t really performed a lot collectively, their objective return has been an excellent return.
‘Arsenal have been counting on one striker for too lengthy and now they’ve two so it does give me hope.
‘I would sell Henrik Mkhitaryan and if I got the right money for Alex Iwobi I would sell him too. Denis Suarez has gone, that was a waste of time.’
Arsenal signed Suarez on mortgage in January with a view to making his transfer everlasting in the summertime.
However the Barcelona midfielder has failed to impress Emery and is but to begin a recreation for the Gunners.
Emery changed Arsene Wenger on the Emirates final summer season and Nicholas says the Spaniard is doing a ‘remarkable’ job.
He added: ‘It appears just like the board have requested Unai Emery to survive to this summer season and see whether or not we will win Europa League or get the highest 4.
‘Emery has done a remarkable job with a bottom-six Premier League defence. He has made mistakes, but who wouldn’t make errors with this defence?’