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When Arsenal lost their first three Premier League games of 2021/22 – Arteta’s speech that motivated them

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Arteta speaks after three losses on the bounce.

The former City coach addressed his players ahead of what turned out to be a 1-0 win over Norwich City in their fourth league game, and the pressure on his pre-match speech couldn’t have been higher.

Many a manager would have come out swinging, sensing their Rocky moment and trying to give a screaming match of a speech in the hope that the players would be fired up to go to war.

But no, Arteta did something far more powerful than that by giving a speech straight from the heart, talking about everything from high performance in the emergency services to his gratitude for friends, family and the squad.

If you’re an Arsenal fan and you need a good cry, then we might just have the clip for you, so be sure to check out the emotional speech that Arteta gave to his squad when everything seemed lost:


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