Arsenal boss Arteta: Intense preseason now showing results

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is delighted with the way his squad has handled their busy schedule.

Arteta has revealed how they cope with the demanding schedule.

The Gunners are juggling four competitions this season and the Spaniard is impressed with how his players are dealing with it.

He said: “We had a really good pre-season and we put the boys in a really good condition to be able to face these congested fixtures.

“They have responded extremely well, especially with the way we play which is really. really intense. They’ve coped well.

“I think we have rotated a lot, we are the team in Europe that has rotated the most. That has its benefits. As well, when you are winning obviously the energy is better, the mood is better, the preparation is a bit easier.

“Overall they have coped with it really well.”