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Jorginho on Arsenal struggles: Obvious every player wants to play

Jorginho says he won't throw a strop as he battles for an Arsenal start.

The midfielder says he understands the situation and retains a good relationship with manager Mikel Arteta.

He told The Sun: “I have a very good relationship with Mikel. He doesn't need to explain anything to me.

“All I need to do is stay calm, work hard every day and show him that I'm ready to play.

“For me knocking on the manager's door has never been the right thing to do. I have always done the talking on the pitch, chattering has never been my thing.

“I feel good and I am happy at Arsenal but it's obvious that every player wants to play."

He added: “If you look back on the all the teams I played for, I always had to fight to get my place.

“Nothing has ever been gifted to me, I had to sweat a lot. I always had to work my socks off, you know?

“The club's project is to keep growing and the recent transfer window proved it.

“At the end of the day, what counts is that Arsenal are collecting points and that the team is doing well."

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