Mikel Arteta has defended Arsenal’s hierarchy, claiming he has their ‘full backing’, after a aircraft flew a banner throughout Villa Park on Tuesday night time which learn: ‘Again Mikel, Kroenke Out’.
Supporters expressed their opposition in the direction of proprietor Stan Kroenke throughout the 1-Zero defeat at relegation-threatened Aston Villa, with the Gunners set to complete exterior the highest six for the primary time since 1995.
Talking after the sport, Arteta known as on followers to ‘imagine’ within the membership’s long-term imaginative and prescient.
He stated: “The Kroenkes and the board and the sporting director [Raul Sanllehi], I’ve their full backing. I’ve that 100 per cent – the followers need to imagine what I’m saying.
“We’re placing a robust plan collectively to do as a lot as we are able to in a brief interval and the league desk doesn’t lie. When you have got the margin of factors with the highest groups it’s for a motive.”
He continued: “We have to enhance in lots of areas, the workforce and individually. The highest groups in sure areas are higher than us.
“It has to harm and now we have to endure, it’s not ok for this membership. We all know the problem, it’s actually large and we’re excited for what now we have forward of us.
“There are going to be some ups and downs however typically it’s good to see the fact and transfer on and enhance.”
Arteta has picked up simply 30 factors from his first 19 video games as Arsenal boss, with the Gunners down in tenth within the Premier League.
The previous Manchester City no.2 has received simply eight of these 19 video games, drawing six and dropping 5.
Arteta’s males entertain managerless Watford on the ultimate day of the season – who should higher Aston Villa’s consequence at West Ham to have any likelihood of staying up.
The Gunners might want to win the FA Cup towards Chelsea subsequent month to return to safe a spot in subsequent season’s Europa League.