Gabriel reveals what he thinks of Mikel Arteta


Arsenal defender Gabriel insists he learns quite a bit from Mikel Arteta and says that each one the success the gamers can convey with their coach is “exactly what he deserves”.

The 23-year-old has established himself as a daily starter in 2021/22 after his debut within the Premier League marketing campaign acquired a promising begin stopped by a Covid-19 prognosis, adopted by a spell from the workforce after a lack of kind.

The Gunners overcome a sluggish begin to the season that had left them with out factors – or targets – after three video games, and Sunday’s convincing win over Tottenham within the North London derby was the most recent optimistic consequence serving to to show the tide for Arteta.

Gabriel has been the important thing to Arsenal’s revival, however credit Arteta’s management model for serving to the membership make optimistic progress.

– He is a high man who all the time helps his gamers and his workers, Gabriel says to Sky Sports News. “He helps us throughout robust instances and I’m very completely happy to be coached by him.

“Without a doubt, I be taught quite a bit from him. He helps us quite a bit on the pitch, in the case of deciding how we’re structured and the programs we use. He guides us ahead however he additionally asks us questions on what we predict will be finest for made.

Gabriel and Ben White are established as Arsenal’s first alternative midfielder / BEN STANSALL / Getty Images

“The communication in general between the players and the coach is very good. We want to do well for him because that is exactly what he deserves. We see that he likes what he does and we want to achieve great things together.”

Gabriel additionally spoke about his partnership with £ 50 million summer season signing Ben White and revealed what Arteta asks of her central defenders each time they play collectively.

“The boss wants his central defender to defend himself well first and foremost,” he says. “He wants us to know the moments to attack and the moments to defend. That’s what we’re trying to do, and we now know when to fall deep and when to shoot up.

“Having good timing on the pitch is significant and he talks to us quite a bit about it. He additionally tells us how every match is totally different right here as a result of we meet gamers with totally different attributes.

Mikel Arteta turns to Arsenal / Marc Atkins / Getty Images

“He is a top guy who always helps his players and his staff”

– Gabriel on Mikel Arteta

“Ben and I have had a whole season in the Premier League now and we are getting to know it much better. We still need to connect even more but we are improving and developing for each match and that bodes well for the rest of the season.

“We wish to be a really intense and aggressive protection.”

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