Mikel Arteta’s lengthy dressing room address to Arsenal stars after Wolves loss

Arsenal's recent misery continued over the weekend as Wolves secured a deserved win against Mikel Arteta's side, leaving them 14th in the Premier League.

Goals from Pedro Neto and Daniel Podence gave the visitors a 2-1 at the Emirates, a result that left Arsenal on 13 points, eight behind leaders Tottenham, after 10 matches.

Unai Emery was sacked as Arsenal coach a year to the day on Sunday when the club were sitting eighth, and the latest defeat has piled the pressure on Arteta.

According to Football London, Arteta went down the tunnel and waited for his players inside the home team changing room as soon as the full-time whistle went.

While the Arsenal boss is usually quick to attend to post-match TV interview, he spent over ten minutes in the confines of the dressing room.

It is unclear what Arteta said to his played but he no doubt made his feelings known following a defeat that leaves him facing an uncertain future.

But speaking after the game, Arteta said he is not worried about losing his job despite the club's awful start.

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"It's something that the day I decided to be a coach I knew that one day I would be sacked or leave the football club but I don't know when that is going to happen," Arteta told reporters.

"In this profession, I know it will happen but I never worry about it.

"My only concern is to get the best out of the players and give the best possible service to the club."

Arsenal have lost their last three home league games and are mired in their worst start to a season since 1981-82.

Only two of their 13 shots were on target on Sunday and Gabriel's first-half equaliser was their 10th league goal of the season — just one more than 19th placed Fulham.

"We can beat anybody but we can lose as well because the margins are so minimal," Arteta said.

"We want to start to score more goals, obviously. The mountain is a big one to climb."

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