Arsenal Boss, Mikel Arteta admit he has made a lot of mistakes this season. He disclosed that qualifying for Europe will not make it a success for him and the club and plans to get creative.
Arsenal, for the first time in 25 years after a tough domestic campaign this season, with two matches remaining, are facing the prospect of no European football next season, as they saw themselves sitting ninth in the English Premier League table.
The Gunners can mathematically qualify for the Europa League Conference League, UEFA’s new third-tier competition, but the North London club needs to win their last two final matches against Crystal Palace and Brighton and pray other slip up
The Spaniard has admitted already, that his squad needs to be rebuild in the next transfer window. Also he disclosed that he is confident he can boost the North London side that will challenge for the silverware again.
The Spaniard has already admitted his squad needs an overhaul in the next transfer window, but also said he is confident he can build an Arsenal team that will challenge for silverware again.
“I want to reflect in the next week or so,” Arteta said. “I’m sure that we’ve done a lot of things wrong, 100 per cent I can tell you now before going through it.
“I have spent a lot of time and effort identifying critical points to change, then how those changes are going to be made and in which time frame we could do them.
“I want to spend time building, with all the foundations that we have in place now, evolve the team and the club the way we want to.
“I want a pre-season where we can work with the players and create. I’m a really creative person.
“A lot of time since I’ve come here is to make some very difficult decisions which have to undo, but I want to start doing more and more.
“The capacity we have to do it is incredible and I’m so excited about that. I see that moment of a lot of change as a big opportunity for our future.”