Mikel Arteta says that is one of the best Arsenal have been beneath him as Gunners do one thing no staff has finished earlier than


Arsenal despatched a agency message to their title rivals with a history-making 6-0 thumping of Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

The Gunners ran riot on Monday night time having scored 4 objectives within the house of 20 first-half minutes, with some Blades followers leaving the bottom simply quarter-hour into the conflict.


Arsenal are rampant for the time being having gained their final seven Premier League video games, scoring 31 objectives within the course ofCredit score: Getty

Having gone in at half time 5-0 up, Mikel Arteta’s aspect eased up after the break with only one extra aim within the second half.

It was a close to sufficient excellent night for the in-form north Londoners, offering the knock Gabriel Martinelli sustained is not too critical, with the outcome demonstrating the wonderful type Arsenal are in.

The 6-0 win means they’re the one aspect English league soccer to win three successive away video games by 5+ objectives, having overwhelmed West Ham by the identical scoreline final month in addition to profitable 5-0 at Burnley of their earlier away league fixture.

And Arteta instructed this could possibly be one of the best efficiency in his stint as Arsenal supervisor, which has lasted over 4 years.

Requested if he was anticipating such a blistering begin from his staff, Arteta informed talkSPORT: “For positive, not. I’ve seen a variety of groups struggling in opposition to Sheffield United, it is actually troublesome to open them up.

“However from the start we confirmed that positivity, that high quality as nicely. Briefly areas we have been actually good and we appeared a risk.”

When requested about why his aspect have been so free-scoring, Arteta mentioned: “The gamers, the shape they’re in, they’re assured, the chemistry, the dedication that they’re displaying in each ball.

“They need extra they usually nonetheless consider that they will enhance as a result of we are able to enhance in sure issues and it is essential that we keep that.”

Arteta's men are two points behind leaders Liverpool but this performance suggests they can finish top at the end of the season


Arteta’s males are two factors behind leaders Liverpool however this efficiency suggests they will end high on the finish of the seasonCredit score: Getty

Arteta added: “With out wanting on the numbers it is most likely one of the best that we have been but it surely needs to be on the finish of the season and we’re centered on that…”

The win lays down yet one more marker to Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis that Arsenal will probably be there on the finish in what’s shaping as much as be a mouth-watering title race.

Membership legend Thierry Henry is of course very impressed by what he is seeing however he is not satisfied Arsenal are the favourites.

Henry mentioned: “Everyone knows the place my coronary heart will go, I need Arsenal to win the league.

“However I nonetheless see Metropolis because the staff to beat.”


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