Mikel Arteta insists he is unimpressed by the growing unrest around Arsenal after the defeat to Villarreal and protests against Stan Kroenke … as the Gunners boss admits he prioritizes the Europa League over the confrontation with Newcastle.
- Arsenal fans are getting frustrated with things both on and off the field
- Supporters continue to express their anger at Gunners owner Stan Kroenke
- Arteta is under fire after a tactical gamble in Villarreal failed to materialize
- Arsenal lost 2-1 to Villarreal to leave their European hopes on the balance
Mikel Arteta insists he is not impressed by the growing unrest among supporters about problems on and off the field.
In addition to unpopular owner Stan Kroenke, Arteta has also come under fire, most recently after Arsenal’s 2-1 semi-final first leg defeat to Villarreal in the Europa League.
Asked if he’s aware of the negativity after Thursday’s loss and on social media towards him along with Kroenke, Arteta said: ‘I get some stuff from the club all the time about what’s being said and everyone is free to express their feelings and what they say they express. to think.
Mikel Arteta insists he is not concerned about the mood around Arsenal on and off the field
The Gunners were beaten 2-1 by Villarreal to leave their Europa League hopes on the balance
“All I can control is what I do and that’s doing my best in every decision I make and doing the best for the team and for the club.”
Arsenal have lost five points in the last two league games ahead of Sunday’s trip to Newcastle.
Arteta said: ‘The Premier League is the league where it is not in our hands to achieve what we wanted to do.
“The semi-final on Thursday is the crucial moment of the season.”
Arsenal fans recently expressed anger at owner Stan Kroenke amid the Super League saga