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Arteta knows Arsenal fans are angry

Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal's clash with West Bromwich Albion is "massive".

Arteta knows fans are angry over their recent form.

"It's massive now," said the Spaniard. "Winning two or three games in a row will change the atmosphere.

"We want the fans to stay behind us but the fans need us to be on top of our form to get that excitement. We have to give them something now and they will respond, because they love Arsenal as much as we do.

"They go to the ground to support us, they are not coming to criticise us because they want something bad for us. It is the opposite.

"They get upset because they are not watching what they want to watch. We have to respect that. We are all angry with ourselves and hopefully we can show that on Saturday."

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