Mikel Arteta was bursting with pride after his 10-man Arsenal side came from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night, praising the character and spirit that saw them earn a point.
Granit Xhaka has assured Mikel Arteta that he will stay at Arsenal after being linked with a January exit, and the Gunners boss was quick to praise the midfielder after a standout display in the 2-0 win over Manchester United.
Manchester City assistant and former Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is the leading candidate in the Gunners' search for a new first-team boss, but with the inexperienced Freddie Ljungberg floundering, experience is needed now more than ever.
Interim Arsenal boss Freddie Ljungberg revealed the decision to take Mesut Ozil off in Sunday's defeat to Manchester City was because he wanted more energy in the team after an anonymous performance from the German.
Arsenal put in a hapless display as they were torn apart by reigning Premier League champions Manchester City, with Freddie Ljungberg's side losing 3-0 thanks to a shocking first half at the Emirates on Sunday evening.