Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard insists the staff are “excited” to face Manchester Metropolis of their subsequent recreation as they try and bounce again from a shock Champions League defeat.
The Gunners went forward early towards Lens at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on Tuesday night time via Gabriel Jesus. However the French aspect, enjoying their first Champions League residence recreation in 21 years, struck again with objectives from Adrien Thomasson and Elye Wahi in both half to declare the victory.
The end result put Lens into first place within the group standings after two video games, one level forward of Arsenal after they’d thrashed PSV Eindhoven in gameweek one.
However Mikel Arteta’s aspect have barely any time to mud themselves off earlier than they’re again in Premier League motion on Sunday – Manchester Metropolis are the guests to the Emirates Stadium.
Regardless of a shock defeat to Wolves final weekend, the reigning champions nonetheless lead the Premier League desk because it stands, a degree forward of each second place Tottenham and third place Arsenal.
“We have now to maintain going, study from [the Lens defeat] and ensure we bounce again within the subsequent recreation. That’s all we will do now, [we] to have to maneuver on and study from it…that’s it,” a defiant Odegaard advised reporters after the sport in north east France.
“Each recreation is [the perfect one to bounce back], however after all it’s an enormous recreation arising and I feel everybody is worked up,” he added, requested particularly about enjoying Manchester Metropolis. “Will probably be an excellent recreation to play, so we’ve to look ahead and ensure we’re prepared and sharp on Sunday.”