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Arteta counts on senior players ahead of Slavia Prague.

Arteta insists on maintaining focus.

Arsenal’s manager Mikel Arteta is counting on his senior player to put on good performance against Slavia Prague.

Arsenal conceded a late minute goal against the Czech Republic side in the Europa league first leg as they play 1-1 in the match.

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Arteta, who stated this in a press conference ahead of the Europa clash said that big players need to step in and create magic moment.

“We’ve shown that in big games, big players have to step in and create the magic moments and you need that. So let’s hope that we can have them.

“It doesn’t matter who it is but someone has to create when the team needs those moments. We have moments in the season where it has been the senior players and then other moments where it has been the young players. It doesn’t really matter.”

Arteta credited the Czech Republic as he believes they are a real test for them and they have showed that in the first leg.

He further stated that all their best will be done in other to qualify for the semifinal of the Europa league as he claims the club deserve to play European football.

Arsenal are going into the game after a 1-1 draw in the first leg and they need a win to qualify in the full time of the game.

Source: arsenal.com


Arteta insists on maintaining focus.
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