The Gunners’ former defender backs Arteta and thinks that he should stay.
was showing some improvements last season but they had a bad start this season that kept them away from the title contenders’ list despite their good performance in the last weeks of 2020.
Many pundits would guess that he will be sacked but the Gunners’ former player thinks that
can help them get back to where they belong.
told Mundo Deportivo of goings-on at Emirates Stadium:
“I follow Arsenal quite a lot. It’s been a rather difficult season.
“On the face of it, it looked pretty good, the way they finished last year, winning the FA Cup and the Community Shield.
“It’s true that this year they started off winning, but then they string together a lot of bad games and results.
“They have been in fifteenth place, suffering a lot, with many doubts.
“The club has a lot of confidence in Mikel, and I see him prepared to solve this and give a personal touch to the team.
“I believe that the victory against Chelsea will give them air and confidence.”
Arsenal had an important win against Chelsea in the closing fixtures of 2020 and they will start 2021 with their Saturday clash against West Brom that has been in a bad form in this season.