Arsenal boss Arteta says he has been impressed by Saka's attitude.


Arsenal boss Arteta says he has been impressed by Saka's attitude.


Mikel Arteta wants Bukayo Saka to continue showing his quality after the youngster scored his first Premier League goal for Arsenal in their 2-0 win against Wolves.


Saka, who signed a new contract with the north London club earlier this week, opened the scoring in the 43rd minute at the Molineux Stadium on Saturday, and substitute Alexandre Lacazette eventually wrapped up the win for the Gunners.


Nonetheless, Arteta has told the winger Saka to continue improving his game.


"He has a lot of things to improve, that's my message," Arteta told Arsenal Digital. "He struggled in some moments in the game today in the first half.


"I [played him] in a different position because I believe that he could hurt the opponent in there and he scored a really good goal.


"But what I like is that when things weren’t going for him, how he reacted and the personality to try and get the ball and fight for every ball and keep trying. He got rewarded."


Arteta, who deployed a back three system, was delighted they were able to keep a clean sheet against Wolverhampton Wanderers


"I'm very pleased," he said. "They’re playing in a little bit different positions from what they are used to and it's a formation that we haven't used much or trained much, but the effort and attention and everything they are trying to do, that's when it brings the focus and then the results.


"I think they are really happy and that they are enjoying playing with each other in the way that they are training and the way that they are behaving. Hopefully, we can continue.


"It's a long process but the hardest thing is that continuity all the time and that we don't come back to where we were and go back to bad habits. If we do that then we will compete every game."



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