New Gunners boss reveals why he isn’t looking at Chelsea

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New Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has admitted that he has a lot on his plate to revive an Arsenal team that has performed badly this season.

Following a 1-1 draw with Bournemouth on Boxing Day, Arsenal’s next game is against Chelsea, but Arteta has however revealed that he’s keen to pay more attention on his team’s failings than look at his opposition.

Asked for his aims this season, Arteta told Amazon Prime Video: “My only one now is to review the game and find solutions to do it better.

“To attack better, to concede less on the counter-attack, to defend better and prepare a good training session for them to improve them, that’s all.

“I don’t look at the games against Chelsea or [Manchester] United – it’s now. At the moment the urgency is now. And we need an impact now.

“I’m still to learn a lot about the players, how we can help them more, what are the priorities for them to be more secure when they jump into the pitch.

“But we’ve just started, just three days there. We tried to put some things in place and I think the majority of them were good.”

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