"We know that it's no longer fair enough" | Arteta on Arsenal's plod
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is taking full responsibility for the membership's worst originate to a high-flight league season since 1974.
The Gunners lost 1-0 to Burnley on Sunday evening and lie 15th in the Premier League earlier than Wednesday's focus on over with of Southampton.
Spaniard Arteta has made a promise to the membership's supporters that he's doing all the pieces in his vitality to expose the problem around.
"I agree with more responsible than somebody else about this articulate and clearly it be because it be no longer what I desire. All the issues that we can suppose - at the discontinue of the day - now we secure got to command it on the pitch and compile the outcomes. What I'd favor to repeat the fans is that obviously we are making an are trying and stopping to compile this appropriate. Or no longer it's a ways the least we can enact. We know that it be no longer fair enough and we are doing all the pieces we can to replace it.
Arsenal secure handiest scored 10 needs in 12 Premier League video games and as well they've the worst disciplinary file in the Premier League over the final twelve months.
Arteta has asked his squad to step up and confront the criticism.
"Right here is our fact appropriate now and now we secure got to face it. We have to face it being mettlesome, stopping, and no-one giving up, or anything else. It is no longer a time to veil, it be time to construct your face and body on the road. For the time being, I am sorry, however now we secure got to salvage the bullets. We're no longer a hit soccer fits and likewise it's likely you'll seemingly seemingly also merely must build your chest there and hit me because it's likely you'll seemingly seemingly also merely secure the actual to hit me because I am no longer a hit. So what else can I enact? Build my head down? Work tougher and salvage a watch at and enact issues better and improve is how now we secure got to manner it.
Granit Xhaka became as soon as sent off in opposition to Burnley for grabbing Ashley Westwood by the throat, however Arteta has publicly backed his midfielder, asserting the problem of his red card has been resolved 'internally'.
"What I'm able to claim about Granit is his professionalism and his commitment to the membership and his team is at a most. He had a 2nd the set he's lost it. What I'm able to't enact is real throw all the pieces that he's done away because he's made a mistake. All of us hang errors."