• Arteta: ‘In the conditions we are in, it’s even worse’
  • Side have lost four successive league games at home

Mikel Arteta is under mounting pressure after Arsenal slumped to a fourth consecutive home defeat against Burnley, leaving them 15th in the top flight and with one win from their last eight Premier League games.

Although Arteta’s job is not believed to be in danger at this time, Arsenal find themselves in a spiral that is becoming harder to escape with each damaging result. Indiscipline is a particular problem and they were undone against Burnley when Granit Xhaka was dismissed shortly before the hour for grabbing Ashley Westwood’s throat. A Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang own goal then gave Burnley the points and Arteta was left to rue Xhaka’s indiscretion.

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