Arsenal players’ reaction to Mikel Arteta comments as Gunners make Alexandre Lacazette decision

Here is your Arsenal morning digest on Friday, May 14.

Partey prediction lastly coming true

Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant was filled with reward for Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey again in October – and it now appears these phrases are coming true.

“From the primary time I watched him, I noticed a participant who was very sturdy and good on the ball, who understands the sport very properly,” Grant advised The Sun again in October.

Partey was excellent within the Gunners’ 1-0 win in opposition to the Blues on Wednesday night, displaying the membership’s supporters simply why there was a lot hype following his signing from Atletico Madrid final summer season.

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His time in north London has been very up and down, with harm issues maybe hampering his brief profession with the membership up to now.

However, the win in opposition to Chelsea confirmed Partey at his imperious finest and Arsenal followers and Mikel Arteta will probably be determined for the Ghana worldwide to keep on this way for the remaining video games of the season earlier than actually kicking on subsequent time period.

Read extra right here.

Holding explains dressing room reaction to Arteta comments

Rob Holding has revealed that him and his Arsenal team-mates have continued to again Arteta after the Gunners boss defined his comments had been taken out of context by the media earlier within the week.

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However, Holding – who was good in Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Chelsea on Wednesday night – has defined how the group by no means doubted Arteta.

The Spanish coach talked about within the build-up to the sport that a few of his squad had not reached their full potential this season, however insisted his comments had been taken out of context by the press.

“He was actually happy with our perspective and energy,” Holding mentioned.

“I believe a little bit of stuff got here out within the media earlier at this time and yesterday, he mentioned a few of it isn’t true and is out of context.

“We knew it wasn’t his opinions and we confirmed that tonight with how we backed him and did what he requested.”

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Read extra from Holding’s interview right here.

Arsenal make Lacazette decision

Arsenal are ‘extremely unlikely’ to supply Alexandre Lacazette a brand new contract on the Emirates Stadium, in accordance to the Telegraph.

Lacazette has round one yr remaining on his Gunners deal – that means it will likely be the membership’s final probability to money in on the French striker.

Despite the previous Lyon star being considered one of Arteta’s stronger gamers this season, the north London membership are unlikely to supply him an extension to his current contract, it has been claimed.

The report says that Atletico Madrid have tried to signal Lacazette previously and there are possible to be loads of potential suitors for a ahead of his calibre.

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