Arsenal press conference live: Mikel Arteta on Saka’s performance, COVID and fixture congestion


Mikel Arteta is set to face the press after Arsenal’s 5-0 win over Norwich at Carrow Road.

A rampant Gunners side got off to a sublime start when Bukayo Saka finished off a lovely move after just five minutes to set the tone of the game.

The Canaries then threatened to grow into it briefly after some scuffles involving Granit Xhaka, but Kieran Tierney’s goal just before half time ended any hope of a come back.

Saka then added his second just after hour mark to cement Arsenal’s control, before a late penalty from Alexandre Laczette and another goal off the bench for Emile Smith Rowe rounded off the scoring.

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Arsenal were struck with a bout of COVID though before the game that saw Takehiro Tomiyasu, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Cedric all ruled out after testing positive for the virus.

You can find out everything Arteta has to say about all those things witrh ‘s Gunners writers Kaya Kaynak and Chris Wheatley in the live blog below.

Source by Football London

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