Arsenal should control their emotions, says Gunners boss Mikel Arteta

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta feels his side needs to improve its mentality and to have better control over their emotions. The Gunners lost their first two Premier League matches since the restart and after their most recent loss, Arteta witnessed his players look for the confrontation more than once.

Arsenal lost 2-1 away at Brighton Hove & Albion on Saturday and after the game players of both teams collided. Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi could face action from the Football Association after putting his hands around the throat of Neal Maupay at the full-time whistle.

Arteta admitted after the game he was not happy with the reaction of his players. “When we show frustration we have to show it in the right way,” he said.¬†“I haven’t seen the images [of Guendouzi] or what happened, but we will talk about it if that is the case. Emotionally, we have to control the situations much better.”

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