Arteta loses it! Arsenal boss bizarrely THANKS fans for their support despite being loudly booed off in uninspiring defeat by Chelsea – as he insists Gunners must not feel sorry for themselves despite winless start
- Mikel Arteta bizarrely praised Arsenal fans despite being booed off on Sunday
- Arsenal supporters booed their team off twice after their 2-0 defeat by Chelsea
- The Gunners have suffered their worst ever start to a season in the top flight
Mikel Arteta bizarrely praised fuming Arsenal supporters despite being booed off twice in their miserable 2-0 defeat by Chelsea on Sunday.
Gunners fans jeered their own team off the pitch at half-time and full-time after goals from debutant Romelu Lukaku and Reece James.
Arsenal have now suffered their worst start to a league season after two defeats without scoring.
Mikel Arteta bizarrely praised Arsenal fans despite his side being booed off twice on Sunday
Boss Arteta is under greater scrutiny this season, having outspent his Premier League rivals with a £130million summer splurge, and a trip to champions Manchester City is next up on Saturday.
But Arteta chose to ignore the boos, saying: ‘I must thank the fans, even when things were looking difficult they tried to give the players a boost.
‘I see a lot of positives with the crowd and the team today.
Arsenal supporters booed their team off twice after during their 2-0 defeat by Chelsea
‘At the end I didn’t see any bad reaction with any of the players. But that is my opinion.
‘Feeling sorry for yourself does not help.
‘You have to face the challenge, face the criticism – because it will come.’
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