Arsenal eased to victory on the Emirates on Saturday after midfielder Thomas Partey despatched the hosts forward with an excellent curling effort from outdoors the field earlier than Harry Kane equalised from the penalty spot, with Gabriel Jesus and Granit Xhaka netting after half-time.
The north London aspect have endured a poor current report towards the standard ‘Large Six’ sides, and Arteta mentioned: “[It was] 100% wanted as a result of once you play such an enormous sport you need to win.
“These opinions are right as a result of once you look initially and simply put it in that context you are able to do it, however it’s about the way you give and obtain data and the way that impacts you or not.
“For me the message is to the gamers and all people right here on the membership that we’re capable of play at this degree towards this sort of opponent. That ought to give them confidence and perception.”
Arteta performed down his aspect’s title prospects, nevertheless, regardless of guaranteeing they are going to finish one other weekend in high spot.
“Trying on the desk and seeing the membership on this place is nice,” continued the Spaniard. “It offers you an amazing feeling clearly. However we’re centered. It is a actually hungry and humble workforce imagine me. It is nothing that we’ve completed but and there is nonetheless numerous issues to enhance. That is the route we’re taking.”