Keown hails Arsenal’s angle forward of Liverpool conflict

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Arsenal legend Martin Keown has hailed the Gunners’ preparation and starvation forward of their Premier League conflict towards Liverpool on the weekend.

THE LOWDOWN: HUNGRY ARSENAL

Arsenal have been a special animal this season and it appears that evidently there’s a shift in mentality on the north London membership. They gained their opening 5 league video games of the season in all competitions earlier than struggling a 3-1 defeat to Manchester United in early September.

However, Mikel Arteta’s males have been capable of bounce again since then, racking up four consecutive wins to get the season again on observe.

The Gunners nonetheless keep prime spot within the league, and forward of the go to of Liverpool, one acquainted title is impressed with the starvation proven by Arsenal to date this season.

THE LATEST: KEOWN’S PRAISE FOR ARSENAL

Arsenal legend and Sportsmail columnist Keown was filled with reward for his former membership after their 3-0 win over Bodo/Glimt within the Europa League on Thursday night time and believes that the excessive requirements being sought that night time provide marker forward of a troublesome sport towards Liverpool this weekend.

Speaking to BT Sport [via Daily Mail], he stated: “Mikel Arteta is right to set the bar high. They’re top of the league. They’ve got a a tough game coming up against Liverpool so they need the next lot to prove they need to be at the top. He wants more, perfection.”

“It worked at Zurich but I felt one or two struggled in the early stages. Jesus coming off the bench demonstrates to the group “look at the quality, I am the top man”.

The former defender added of Gabriel Jesus: “He’s the role model within the group. Liverpool are sitting there and Klopp’s watching, they’re going to have to be up for that challenge. But it will be a very different Emirates experience this time – it’s a special day for every game there.”

THE VERDICT: RIGHT PREPARATION

Arsenal bought the perfect end result on Thursday night time to organize for the go to of Liverpool.

The Reds have been a menace to the Gunners in recent times, profitable six of the teams’ last seven league conferences, however Arteta and co have the possibility to get one over Jürgen Klopp’s males on the Emirates on Sunday.

This time, they achieve this from a place of superiority, having usually been trying up the desk on the Merseysiders in the course of the present managers’ respective reigns.

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