Arteta Talks About Man City Clash : Arsenal welcome Manchester City to the Emirates stadium for the top-of-the-table clash during a Week 12 Premier League encounter that will now be played on Wednesday.
The Gunners have lost and drawn their last two Premier League games against Everton and Brentford whilst City bounced back from the Tottenham Hotspur defeat to win against Aston Villa.
There are now three points that separates league leaders Arsenals and second-placed Manchester City.
Following the home draw against Brentford Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta responded to questions about the upcoming showdown against Pep Guardiola’s Man City.
On the team’s schedule ahead of Wednesday’s game with Manchester City…
The schedule? Well first, we’ll train tomorrow, recover, and review the match to see what we can do better and continue to do. Obviously, we’ll review Manchester City and then on Monday we’ll start to look ahead to the game.
On whether we’ll have any mentality-based training before that encounter…
You have to be at your best but against Brentford, it’s exactly the same. It’s not an issue the way the boys tried, and I look at their body language, their intentions and how much they want it, and the reaction when they drop two points, the way they dropped them. They are in a great place.
On whether Wednesday’s match has even more importance now…
Every match is [important]. That’s been the case for the last two months, and today it was a massive game for us. It was a big game, and we are disappointed because we wanted all three points.
Quotations were taken from www.arsenal.com.
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