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Arsenal boss Arteta confident upset fans can be won back

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is confident the club can rebuild their relationship with the fans.

Arteta discussed the Super League collapse this morning.

The manager was asked how the connection with the support can be rebuilt: "Well, I can talk with my experience since I was a player, a captain and now a manager. We have always had great communication and full support from the ownership.

"That goes down to every member of the football club and I think the most important way to show it is that in the most challenging period of the football club, during this pandemic, the way we have done things and the things that we have reached out as a club and the commitment every single person at the club has shown in difficult moments. Not just to be there, but when they had to help the club, we were there. That makes me really proud. The fans have to express, that is their right and they have to do it freely.

"For me, what it shows is the power and the capacity when they show that determination and passion to achieve what they want. If we can use this with our fans to support the team, I think that will be incredibly powerful and it will make us much, much stronger. So it's time to leave them to express themselves and now, somehow, we have to engage them again, get them closer to us and believing in what we do. If we do that, we'll be in a much better place."

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