Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he expected senior players who stood out in a 3-1 win over Leicester Metropolis to preserve up the upright work in the membership’s repeat to get European competition next season and preserve advancing on this term’s Uefa Europa League.
The Gunners fought help from a function down to beat the Foxes on Sunday three days after producing an equally impressive comeback in a 3-2 house defeat of Benfica in the Europa League, which secured a 4-3 combination win.
Arsenal fell in the help of at Leicester to an early Youri Tielemans function but stormed help by way of David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicolas Pepe, with Braziian midfielder Willian additionally hanging in a amazing particular person performance.
“I’m and not using a doubt happy with the team and the personality that we confirmed,” Arteta told BT Sport.
“A disappointing birth again as we conceded an early function but we looked light and overall I believe we deserved to win.
“The senior players are the ones who indulge in to drive the boat ahead and the younger players can add one thing, on the opposite hand it can possibly’t be the wrong technique around.
“They indulge in to prefer that management and be to blame when they are in the team.”
With a top-six create in the Premier League help in overview, Arteta urged his team to push on after making six changes to the facet that beat Benfica and wired squad rotation modified into once aimed toward rewarding the players for their exertions.
“Chances are high you’ll presumably presumably expend any phrases to inspire players but on the raze of the day it is likely you’ll presumably presumably presumably need to be in the sphere and I’m so overjoyed that although we made a few changes we were in a position to create this consequence,” he said.
“It’s no longer that we now indulge in to rotate. I desire to rotate because I desire to give that probability to the players, they deserve it for the technique they flip up every day.”
Arteta additionally singled out Pepe who modified into once a threat all afternoon and said ninth-positioned Arsenal serene needed to meet their high standards in the league.
“Nicolas Pepe has been and not using a doubt consistent and that’s what we desire from him,” the Spaniard told the BBC.
“It be unacceptable the position we are in. Now we indulge in to make stronger this dramatically and the only technique we are able to create that is to win video games.”