Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is able to “take the bullets” for the membership`s dismal form within the Premier League and urged his gamers to place all the pieces on the road to arrest their stoop.
Arsenal suffered their fourth defeat in 5 league matches on Sunday after taking place 1-Zero at house to Burnley, leaving them 15th within the standings with 13 factors.
The membership are off to their worst begin to a season in virtually 40 years, resulting in questions over Arteta`s future — 12 months after he changed Unai Emery on the Emirates Stadium.
“I feel the pressure all the time. It will always exist,” Arteta informed reporters forward of Wednesday`s league conflict in opposition to Southampton.
“We should face it being courageous, preventing and nobody giving up. It`s not time to cover. It`s time to place your face and your physique on the road.
“At the moment, I`m sorry but we have to take the bullets. We are not winning football matches and you have to put your chest there and (say) `hit me` because you have the right.”
Arsenal are 5 factors off the relegation zone however Arteta is assured that the tide will flip quickly.
“I want to think that we are in a blip, losing football matches makes me believe that but we need to start to win,” Arteta added.
Midfielder Granit Xhaka was despatched off in opposition to Burnley after a VAR evaluation noticed him grabbing Ashley Westwood by the throat.
When requested if Xhaka had apologised to his teammates, the Arsenal coach stated: “It`s been resolved internally and this is all I can say. He has had tough times here and he`s not the only one, there`s a lot of players that have had rocky moments.”