Brendan Rodgers backs him to take a job at Arsenal while Mikel Arteta comes under fire

Mikel Arteta’s start to the season couldn’t have been much worse, as Arsenal lost their first two games of the season.

The Arsenal They lost 2-0 in both of their matches so far in the Premier League, against Brentford and Chelsea.

While there wasn’t much shame in losing to the European champions, the way they were defeated by Brentford is worrying fans.

rather surely, Arteta He was under tremendous pressure from the Arsenal fans after their successive defeats, with a trip to Premier League champions Manchester City on the horizon.

Brendan Rodgers, who has been Leicester City manager since taking over Celtic in 2019, has now been backed by TV presenter Richard Keys to take over from Arteta and solve the “chaos” at the Emirates Stadium.

talking on Keys said on his blog : “I said last week that the attitude of so many teams on opening day encouraged me. I’ll say it again – it was a great start. It’s refreshing to see teams go to hell to win matches.

“Chelsea embodied that attitude at Arsenal. They wanted to win – so they went up front – and pushed Arsenal away. What did Arteta’s team do by responding? Nothing.

Mikel Arteta on the touchline during Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Chelsea on Sunday afternoon

“Absolutely nothing – except for a little possession in the second half, when it was too late. The game has passed on to the players. Thank goodness.

“The next man at Arsenal should realize that. What a mess they are in. What exactly is Arteta trying to achieve? The regulars know my point – it was the wrong choice. It was always going to be a very big task for him.

“I accept he hasn’t had much help from the people around him – but at the end of the day – it’s his neck on the line. If they lose to West Brom and City this week, he’ll be lucky to survive. My choice to replace him? Brendan Rodgers.”

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Rodgers, a former Liverpool player, has done a fantastic job since taking over King Power Stadium about two years ago.

The Northern Irish have changed the Foxes’ playing style and made them one of the most entertaining attacking clubs to watch in the Premier League.

Over the past two seasons, Leicester have narrowly missed a place in the Champions League.


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