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Arteta – Arsenal must take the bullets for poor season

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has called on his squad to take the bullets as they continue to receive heavy criticisms for what has been a disappointing season thus far. He went on to vow that he would lead by example in accepting the criticisms. Arsenal have made their worst start in the Premier League since 1974. The 1 nil loss at home to Burnley on Sunday ensured that they had lost 4 consecutive league home games for the first time in 61 years, and sit just 5 points above the relegation zone in 15th. This wasn't envisaged after Mikel Arteta and his men won the FA Cup in his first season in charge. Regardless, he has urged his squad to be up and doing when they host a high flying Southampton side in the Premier League on Wednesday. "I feel the pressure all the time," he said. ...