Arsenal fans have been hitting out at Mikel Arteta after Bernd Leno’s comments on the club’s new head coach.
The Germany international revealed that Arteta spoke to the players about their performances in the game against Everton.
He revealed that the 37-year-old told them he was looking to see which players run, support their teammates and ‘defend the goal’ and ‘play as a team’ (via Evening Standard).
Leno was speaking following the game against the Merseysiders and revealed that he’s is optimistic the club will finish in the top four under the former Manchester City assistant.
Arteta’s first game as the club’s head coach will come in their Boxing Day fixture away to Bournemouth this Thursday.
Fans weren’t too happy with the comments from the club’s number one ‘keeper as they took to Twitter to it out at Arteta.
Here is a selection of tweets from the north London faithful:
The Spanish Sean Dyche
— AFCAMDEN (@AFCAMDEN) December 23, 2019
Arteta is a ‘Pashun merchant’. He’s already on the naysayers’ doomsday list..
— Gilles (@_Grimanditweets) December 23, 2019
Pep ball? We’re getting Brexit football. https://t.co/LKrXZHoX0v
— good evening (@Armor4Sleep) December 23, 2019
That’s ozil gone then
— lee braithwaite (@lee_braithwaite) December 23, 2019
So does arteta not know anything about tactics? https://t.co/0ZT6H9cgxV
— Lee (@MrLAdams) December 23, 2019
I think the term for that is ‘Pashun Merchant ‘, or something. https://t.co/m6DzCWKzr3
— Asa Joseph (@asajoseph) December 23, 2019
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