The brand new Gunners boss was within the stands for Arsenal’s 0-Zero draw with Everton on Saturday, the place defender Calum Chambers received man of the match in a reasonably drab stalemate.
Talking to BT Sport after the match, Chambers mentioned: “Mikel needs us to be courageous, take accountability and to work exhausting for one another. We’ll be working exhausting on his philosophy this week in coaching.
“We had been prepared for the problem and to battle within the 50/50 duels. We have been working exhausting in coaching so I used to be happy to contribute to a clear sheet at this time.
“We’re a promising group so we now have to work exhausting and construct on at this time’s efficiency.”
Chambers’ feedback struck the same theme to Arteta’s upon his appointment as Arsenal supervisor.
Arteta mentioned: “I don’t need individuals hiding, I would like individuals to take accountability for his or her jobs and I would like individuals who ship ardour and vitality within the soccer membership.
“Anybody who doesn’t purchase into this, or that has a damaging impact or no matter, just isn’t adequate for this atmosphere or this tradition.
“There are issues to vary, completely, as a result of they’re not performing on the stage that we count on them to.”
Arteta can have maybe been involved by the character of his new groups efficiency on Saturday nonetheless, with Arsenal managing only one shot on track.
He’s believed to have warned his gamers that he can be in attendance.
“I’ll see what you do after we lose the ball, what your perspective is. Additionally, what you do when we now have the ball.”
The previous Man Metropolis no.2 is ready to steer the Gunners for the primary time away at Bournemouth on Boxing Day.
Arsenal then face each Chelsea and Man Utd throughout the following week, earlier than a difficult FA Cup take a look at at dwelling to Leeds.