Arsenal’s 2020/21 marketing campaign has received off to a disappointing begin, to say the least. The Gunners have been crushed 2-0 by newly-promoted Brentford throughout the Premier League curtain-raiser earlier than London rivals Chelsea inflicted the identical scoreline upon them every week later. Things went from unhealthy to worse for Mikel Arteta’s aspect once they travelled to face Manchester City on the Etihad as Granit Xhaka was despatched off in a 5-0 thrashing earlier than the worldwide break provided some respite. The north Londoners have been in a position to regroup throughout the break earlier than taking over Daniel Farke’s Norwich City on the weekend as membership captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted the one aim of the sport after Nicolas Pepe hit the publish twice in fast succession.
Now, Canaries’ right-back Max Aarons has claimed that there was a ‘tense’ environment contained in the Emirates Stadium, no shock giving the mounting hypothesis on Arteta’s shoulders. “It was alright to be honest,” he advised Vibe with Five. “You might inform Arsenal have been beneath stress, you can really feel it from the followers, they have been a bit tense. “The gamers have been a bit tense, you can really feel it within the stadium. Going there as Norwich we felt we might get one thing out of the sport and it was irritating to not, to be honest.” The win meant the Gunners jumped from twentieth within the desk as they now sit in sixteenth place, already seven factors behind league leaders Manchester United. Arteta’s aspect face Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday, a staff that have amassed only one level from the primary 4 matchdays, leaving them within the relegation zone going into this weekend’s fixtures. However, the north Londoners are but to beat the Clarets throughout the Spaniard’s time as head coach, drawing two and shedding one.