Alan Shearer heaped praise on Arsenal and Mikel Arteta after their win over Brentford today and insisted the Spaniard deserved the praise.
Arteta saw his side banish the demons of last season with a confident and assured performance at Brentford. The Gunners secured 3-0 wins on a comfortable day at the office for Arteta’s side, who enter the international break at the top of the pile.
And Shearer, writing in his column for the BBC after the game, thinks Arteta deserves big credit for turning things around at the club completely.
“In just over a year, Arteta has not only built a different team, he has transformed the mood of the whole club. He deserves great credit for that, as he received a lot of criticism after the way which they started last season, with three straight losses,” Shearer said. wrote.
“This time they have won six of their opening seven league games and enter the international break top of the table. They deserve it too.
Arsenal is capturing the imagination of a number of pundits across the country right now. The loss to Manchester United was a blow, but as things stand they don’t do much wrong.
TBR’s perspective: Arteta and Arsenal are now perfectly in tune
It’s clear as day that the Gunners have great confidence in what Mikel Arteta is trying to do with Arsenal and those higher up at the club are reaping the rewards of their patience.
There was a time when the Spaniard looked a little overwhelmed, but after knocking out some poorer characters from his squad and supporting in the market, Arsenal are performing well.
Winning the league may remain unlikely, but they deserve to be the best they are and just hope to keep moving forward as the season progresses.
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