Arteta insists it's the title or bust for the Gunners.
"No, I wouldn't take it, I always expected us to do better than fourth place," Arteta told talkSPORT. "It's very pleasing [to be top] and it takes a lot of pressure off.
"We know how we've been over the last few seasons and how difficult it is to go into every game knowing how far away you are from your opponents.
"This is where we want to be and we will fight hard to stay where we are."
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