Arsenal defender David Luiz said his team can “do big things” after beating Manchester United to earn a first win under new boss Mikel Arteta. Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Nicolas Pepe scored in a 2-0 win that lifts Arsenal to 10th in the Premier League, four points behind fifth-placed United.
Arsenal ended a run of seven home games without any victory and was a perfect first success against their English top-half opposition this term. According to 32 year old Luiz”I believe our new coach can improve every players idiology, BBC Sport Reported.
“Mikel was a great player and he knows football. He is a great coach he brings things and I believe in his philosophy.We are going to do big things in the future, but step by step.” The 37-year-old former Manchester City coach Arteta was appointed, an uplifting win was rapturously received by a lively crowd inside Emirates Stadium.
Arteta said ,there were also good display in midfield from Mesut Ozil – who covered the ground of all the Arsenal players, running 11.54km – Lucas Torreira and Granit Xhaka, who Arteta claimed would stay at the club despite being linked with Hertha Berlin. He added that, Although Manchester United were lacklustre, the Gunners were outstanding in the first half as Pepe tore through the opposition defence.
Subsequent,Luiz”said we did great first half, it was maturity in the second half. to be honest and humble we have admit that physically we are not ready. But we keep on striving and also putting iny our hearts”In life when you are happy, the results can be totally different. If you sleep happy, you can sleep four hours and better than sleep sad for eight hours. If you work with happiness and believe in what ever you doing.
Though”Our season isn’t there. We started very badly, but things can change and there are still some titles to fight for and some improvements for the future.”
Arteta said I believes the Arsenal players are starting to enjoy his methods and told them without you guys, I won’t be able to do it, I can bring something different to the club,he added that we need all the staff to believe as well,if we do that day by day, it will take a long time and the process will not be easy and there will be ups and downs, that is my felling, the players want to do it and they are starting to enjoy, hopefully it is a good start.”
The Spaniard added: “It’s much more stressful as a club manager. I lost mostly my voice talking and discussing with the players, but I’m very pleased for them and the fans as well.
“I am so excited when I turned around at the Emirates stadium and saw smiley faces and the energy. I see our fans standing, and mostly that is what I want.”