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Arsenal boss Arteta: We beat Spurs playing our style of game

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is reluctant to discuss a title push after victory over Tottenham.

The 3-1 win sees the Gunners remain top of the Premier League table.

Arteta said: "I'll leave that to you guys honestly. We just started and we're really happy with where we are. We understand that you can't control because emotion is related. The table says what it says and we don't look at that.

"It's great. Looking at the table and seeing the club in this position is great. It gives you a great feeling obviously. But we are focused. It's a really hungry and humble team believe me. It's nothing that we have done yet and there are still a lot of things to improve. That's the direction we're taking.

"What we're trying to do is for Arsenal football club and we have already have a certain way of playing and being because our history tells us that. That's what we have to translate, what are certain beliefs or behaviours into actual habits and practices."

Arteta was particularly pleased with the performance after Emerson Royal's red card.

He added: "Yes because a lot of them are really young and to go through those emotions and to understand what the game demands right now can sometimes be really tricky, but I think they were really intelligent and mature in the way they handled the situation and they did what I think the game demanded in the moment."



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