Arsenal was sloppy towards the second season of Unai Emery and it’s almost a year since Mikel Arteta took the hot seat at North London.
The Spaniard took over a sinking ship and has done a lot to steer it in the right direction.
Arteta has managed to solve Arsenal’s defensive problems which have been criticized in recent years for lack of aggression.
Fans cant still believe, they had the best defensive record in the EPL after facing a tricky run of fixtures. The Gunners have already played Liverpool, Leicester, and both Manchester clubs.
Arsenal has improved collectively as a team but they are some players who have improved a lot under Mikel and fans have applauded their performances.
The Spaniard tactician has brought a real spark in Arsenal squad with his tactical flexibility benefitting a lot of players.
Arteta has turned the Arsenal fortunes around the players have gained a lot self-confidence when playing the big boys.
These players have been having good spells under the Spaniard and it seemed like their time at the club was over.
The Swiss skipper time at Arsenal seems to be over in 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace. The then Arsenal captain had a fallout with the fans which made him request for a transfer move away from the Emirates.
However, things have turned around since Arteta took charge and the Xhaka has formed an integral part of his Arsenal side.
German International came to north London club after impressing on 2014 World Cup.
However, he has not lived to the expectations under Wenger and Unai Emery but turned to be reliable a player under the Spaniard putting in convincing plays.
The Arsenal centre back was tipped for a loan move away from Emirates last summer but Mikel overruled the decision.
He proved his boss was right to keep trust in him after his solid performance alongside Magalhaes delivered Arsenal win at Old Trafford in fourteen years.
The Egyptian produced a master class at Old Trafford last weekend and was at his best against the likes of Bruno and Pogba.
He bossed the midfield has his 91st-minute pressing showed the kind of player he has turned out to be.