Arsenal, led by technical director Mikel Arteta, seeks to invest in the high morale of its players, after winning in the last two rounds against Chelsea and Brighton, after the team suffered from the absence of victories for 8 consecutive rounds, in order to restore the team to its natural position in the Premier League table, after a retreat. Ranking it badly this season.
As for the West Bromwich Albion team, which has only achieved one victory this season, it suffers from fluctuating results severely, even with the arrival of its new coach, veteran Sam Allardyce, and the team drew away from Manchester City and Liverpool, to return afterwards and lost five at home to Leeds. United, and if their results continue with this decline, they will return to the First Division next season without a doubt.
“I think this has lifted him off everyone, but frankly there is a certain pressure, of course we understand, but most of this pressure is on the desire to do it well and frustrate people more,” said El Ganners coach Arteta at the match press conference. From anything else, and trying to find ways to improve the situation as much as possible“.
“ Sometimes it is difficult in this game to explain your reasons for losing matches and to perform much better than the opponent you lose from, and sometimes when you do not deserve this much victory in matches, this is what it is, but what was clear was that we had to win matches,” Arteta continued. To take the pressure off everyone, we’ve done it but there’s still a long way to go“.
Speaking about the need to reduce the squad in the January transfer window, Arteta said, “Well we have a great team and we knew that and many things that we wanted to do in the summer and we couldn’t achieve them for various reasons. There are some players who will go on loan and leave and this is the priority. At present“.