William Saliba supported by supporters! Arteta welcomes it

William Saliba scored an own goal in Arsenal’s 4-2 win over Leicester on Saturday. But the Frenchman and his manager Mikel Arteta appreciated the support given by the home fans.

As soon as the goal against his camp, William Saliba has already received support from his teammate and goalkeeper. Then, it was the supporters who applauded the French international for each of his shots. As if to show him that they weren’t mad at him. An attitude much appreciated by Mikel Arteta: “I think the crowd was special, especially after Saliba’s own goal. The way they reacted is something I have never seen in football; the amount of support and connection they show with us, and in particular with William, immediately lifted the team. I have to thank them very much for that” he said reports the official Gunners website.

Arteta satisfied with his players

Afterwards, Mikel Arteta praised his team’s overall performance against the Foxes: « I’m really happy with the performance, the win, the three points and the way we played. I think it was a very good game of football against a very good opponent and it was just a joy to play in front of this audience. » he added.

Like in training

And then conclude: “I think the way the boys played in those conditions today was huge. The energy, the passion they put in and the quality and speed at which we played, it was really hard to do but that’s how they train every day. ».

Mikel Arteta’s interview on video

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