Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta admits he had to fix the energy at
the club upon his arrival, following Unai Emery's sacking.
The Gunners have had an awful first half of the season, only
winning six times in 22 Premier League matches, leaving them tenth in the
Emery was sacked in November after going seven matches
without a win and Arteta has also had mixed results – but Arsenal fans have
been encouraged by recent good Premier League scorelines and performances.
Speaking to Ian Wright on his YouTube channel, Arteta said:
"It is happening (the transformation). Coming into the club in that moment
"You mention a keyword which is 'energy' and I felt that the
energy around the training ground and the stadium wasn’t right for this
"I was here and was lucky to play here so everyone,
first of all, has to feel in that way. There was a lot of disconnection in many
areas and I wanted to bring everyone together.
"First of all, to make everyone understand how lucky we
are to be here and then a very clear direction of where we have to be."
- TEAMtalk media