Mikel Arteta has been surprised by the attitude of the players in the first half. The right-back saw his debut as a manager, what are the team with a 1-to-1 gelijkspeelde on a visit to Bournemouth.
“I am very pleased with some of the things that I’ve seen,” said Arteta in the press conference after the game. “The attitude, the personality, and the passion that we showed was excellent. Over the ninety minutes, it was better than I expected.”
The 37-year-old Arteta, was last week appointed as a successor to the sacked Unai Emery. The former assistant to Josep Guardiola at Manchester City has played as a midfielder more than a hundred matches for Arsenal.
The London-based club, is having a miserable season and is in the rechterrijtje in the Premier League. Since the end of October, has won at Arsenal, just one game.
Arteta was worried about the reaction in the still in strong position
Even though Arteta who is a bad set at Rest not able to end it, the new owner is happy that his team are back, stronger, from behind. “Before, I was a bit worried how the team would react to a still in strong position. But while that was going on, we will have the character displayed.”
The right-back, he has to rest in a 1-0 gap, the right attitude from his players. “From their faces I could read that they wanted to make. I found out that they really wanted to win.”
According to Arteta, had the disadvantage also very different to be able to extract it for his team. “If you’re in a process, and you will collect one hit, then you need to rely your losses, and mistakes of the past will re-occur. Today happened to be the complete opposite of that, and that is a great thing.”
“I saw right away some of the things that we have in the last couple of days on the train. The players will pick up on it quickly, and I can only be happy about it.”
Arsenal are playing on Sunday stadsderby against Chelsea (kick-off at 15: 00 hours, and on new year’s day, there will once again be a home game for the team, Arteta: Manchester United come to the Emirates Stadium.
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