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Reiss Nelson hails aggressive Mikel Arteta

Reiss Nelson has praised Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta for his aggressive half-time wake-up call to his players which enabled them to edge past Championship side Leeds United with a 1 nil victory in the third round of the FA Cup at the Emirates on Monday night. Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds dominated the first-half of the game as the Gunners were second best but wasted opportunities to put the home side to the sword. At the interval, Arteta gave his players a dressing down which resulted in an improved performance in the second half and a much needed win. Lacazette initially revealed that Arteta shouted a lot while Arteta admitted that he was angered by his side's performance at half-time. Nelson, who came up with the winner admitted that it was nice that the new boss could play the role of goo...