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I can see a lot of light – Arteta says as Arsenal wins their first game

Mikel Arteta praised Arsenal even with a poor start in the English Premier League and warned there must be good results as they travel to Burnley on Saturday.

Arsenal who avoided an unwanted club record of four defeats in their first four Premier League games with a 1-0 win over Norwich City last weekend, scoring their first goal of the season.


“The boys were happy because we experienced a reaction of the fans towards the team and winning the first match, getting out of the blocks in the Premier League, it was a big part of our next moment,” Arteta told a news conference.

“Now we have to put a run together and we know how much we need the results and the performances will lead to that.

“The way that everybody around me responded is the way that I responded and that’s why it has been fine. It’s tough because you want to see something different.

“But what you want is not always what happens. Things happen for a reason and maybe what is happening had to happen and it is going to be really good for the club. Now we have to believe.

“I can really see the light. I’m telling you I’m very positive most of the time. I’ve seen the light and I can see bright lights. There can be bumps in the road within that light, but I can see a lot of light.”