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‘It’s just another opinion’: Insurgent Mikel Arteta REJECTS Thierry Henry’s criticism of Arsenal after Gunners legend suggested his old side may not be heading in the ‘right direction’

  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has toned down Thierry Henry’s criticism
  • Ex-striker expressed doubts about the current situation at Gunners earlier this week
  • Arsenal were held to a goalless draw by Brighton prior to the international break
  • The Gunners take on Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace in action at the highest level on Monday











Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has downplayed Thierry Henry’s criticism that the club may not be heading in the ‘right direction’ under him.

The club legend, who has scored 228 goals in 376 appearances for north London, expressed doubts about the current situation at the Gunners earlier this week.

“I don’t know if it’s going in the right direction,” he told prime Video Presents Sport 2021 Event.

Former Gunners striker Thierry Henry

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta (left) has toned down Thierry Henry’s (right) criticism

“I saw the game in Brighton. Did you watch it?’

After three consecutive league wins after a disappointing start to the 2021-22 season, Arsenal were held back to a goalless draw by Brighton before the international break.

The Gunners will face Patrick Vieira’s Crystal Palace on Monday night as players return from international duty this week, and Arteta dismissed Henry’s comments in his pre-match press conference.

Arsenal had a terrible start to the 2021-22 season but recovered in September

“It’s just a different opinion, so I have to respect that,” he said when asked about the former striker’s opinion.

Arteta came under heavy scrutiny after a terrible start to the season at Arsenal – their worst in Premier League history.

But he eased the pressure on his shoulders with a fruitful September as Arsenal beat Norwich and Burnley 1-0 to lead the North London derby 3-1 over arch-enemies Spurs.

Arsenal occupy 11th place in the Premier League table after collecting 10 points from their first seven games.

The Gunners had three league wins and a draw on bounce prior to the international break

The Gunners had three league wins and a draw on bounce prior to the international break

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