In the run-up to the highly anticipated clash between Newcastle United and Arsenal, Magpies’ manager Eddie Howe has extended a message to his counterpart Mikel Arteta.
With both teams eager to secure a crucial victory, Howe emphasizes the spirit of sportsmanship while expressing his determination to lead his side to a strong performance.
Newcastle United coming of an impressive 3 nill win at Old Trafford will be looking to take the game to Arsenal after the Gunners were knocked out of the EFL cup after a disastrous 3-1 defeat to West ham United.
Mikel Arteta was left disappointed with the performance from the Arsenal players as the Gunners captain came from the bench to pull one back for Arsenal.
In an exclusive interview, Howe expressed his admiration for Arteta’s work at Arsenal and acknowledged the progress the Gunners have made under his management.
“I have immense respect for Mikel Arteta and the job he’s been doing at Arsenal,” said Howe. “He’s instilled a strong sense of identity and tactical discipline in his team, which is evident in their recent performances. We know it’s going to be a tough challenge facing them.”
However, Howe also made it clear that Newcastle is not coming to the Emirates Stadium just to make up the numbers.
“We are determined to give our best and aim for a positive result. Our players are focused, and we’ll approach the match with a winning mentality.
It’s an opportunity to test ourselves against a top team like Arsenal, and we’re ready for the challenge.”
This message from Eddie Howe sets the stage for an exciting EPL clash between Newcastle and Arsenal, where both managers will be eager to secure crucial points.