Mikel Arteta is under increasing pressure after that Arsenal suffered a fourth consecutive defeat at home Against Burnley, leaving them in 15th place in the First Division by winning one of their last eight Premier League matches.

Although Arteta’s work is not believed to be in danger at this time, Arsenal They find themselves in a downward spiral from which it becomes more difficult to escape with each harmful outcome. Lack of discipline is a particular problem and was rolled back against Burnley when Granite Chaka was fired an hour before Ashley Westwood’s throat was caught. A Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang goal scored against Burnley and left Arteta past Sciacca.

He said “the same word” when asked whether he would describe his midfielder’s actions as “unacceptable,” a term he used after Nicolas Pepe Expelled due to his violent behavior in Leeds Last month. And under these conditions worse. [In] The conditions we live in when we don’t win football matches are even worse. “

Arteta appeared willing to let Xhaka go out in public, indicating that he was extremely excited to get Arsenal’s season back on the right track. “Honestly, I think it’s unacceptable to do this job and players at a moment when they’re willing to do more, fight more, show their commitment, and survive the games,” he said. “On this occasion, Granit crossed the line.”

Presumably, Arteta was furious in private and indicated that he expected Xhaka to face his mistake in the dressing room, admitting that the red card “cost us” and that his side “was hurting us”.

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He also referred to an incident in which Mohamed El-Nani was involved, just before the winning goal, in which the Egyptian player was fortunate not to follow Shaka down the tunnel after James Tarkovsky pushed. “It looks the same and we cannot make this mistake because this is the wrong approach to what we are trying to do,” he said.

Arsenal scored twice in those eight matches they were unsuccessful – and he is Aubameyang penalty kick at Old Trafford And Gabriel Magalhaes’ penalty kick after a corner kick against Wolverhampton – but Arteta doesn’t believe his team is playing like relegation potential candidates.

“A team that suffers, we don’t usually see it playing the way they played today, the way they played against Tottenham [a week ago]He said, “The opponent gave us a chance and they scored, and it’s about winning football matches.”

Arteta’s opposite man, Shawn Dyke, thinks Arsenal should have been reduced to nine men, but praised his team’s first away win of the season. He said, “Xhaka was fired, I don’t know how Elneny doesn’t know.” “Performance is built on what we’ve done many times: that power of unity to work for one another and then find the right margins.”

Arsenal face a speedy return to the UAE on Wednesday when they face booming Southampton. Arteta will welcome Pepe from suspension but Xhaka will miss the first of his three matches.