Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal ‘have a lot of issues’ despite West Ham win

first_imgMikel Arteta admits Arsenal ‘have a lot of issues’ despite West Ham win Advertisement 🔴 FT! Nketiah’s goal gives Arsenal a 2-1 win over West Ham.📺 Watch on Sky Sports PL📲 Follow #ARSWHU here: https://t.co/8rQXoNuylu 📱 Download the @SkySports app! pic.twitter.com/J0G6KizbLj— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 19, 2020 Advertisement It was certainly a flatter performance from the Gunners than their opening day win over Fulham last weekend, with the Hammers having chances to produce the upset and taking twice as many shots as their hosts.However, they got over the line and will go into their trip to Liverpool a week on Monday full of confidence.‘What I like was the approach that the boys had in the last 25 minutes when I could see they were getting a little bit down, they brought it up and probably a few months ago we would probably have drawn or lost this game, but today we won it,’ said Arteta.MORE: Eddie Nketiah explains Dani Ceballos spat after Arsenal pair link-up to down West HamMORE: Martin Keown challenges Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang with Arsenal goal recordFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.center_img Mikel Arteta knows his Arsenal team were not at their best in the West Ham win (Picture: Getty Images)Mikel Arteta admits his Arsenal team has ‘a lot of issues’ and must ‘improve on many things’ despite a late 2-1 win over West Ham on Saturday night.The Gunners took an early lead thanks to an Alexandre Lacazette header but were pegged back by Michail Antonio before the break.It took a winner from substitute Eddie Nketiah with just five minutes to play for Arsenal to grab the three points and keep up their 100% start to the season.Arteta was thrilled at full time, but he is painfully aware that there is still an awful lot of work to do on his side if they are going to compete at the tip of the Premier League table.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘I am really happy with the three points,’ the Spaniard told Sky Sports. ‘I need to analyse properly, because we have a lot of issues that we created ourselves in many moments.‘It reminded me a little bit the game, and phases when we played them last year and let them run.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘There is no structure in the world that can sustain when someone has the ball completely free and gives it to the opponent. We have to improve in many things.‘We created enough chances to win the game, but we conceded too may chances that were our fault.’ Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 19 Sep 2020 10:53 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link14.1kShares Commentlast_img read more