“The speed, the purpose and the courage to take more initiative was much better in the second half and then they won the game.”
But Arteta won’t be embroiled in any title talk despite being pretty much on top of English football by Christmas. He added: “Our focus is to be better every day and we still have things to improve.
“It’s been a long time since we’ve been in this position, it’s a complete transformation of the energy and passion of the fans that have been passed on to these players. Unity from the top to every member of the team and staff, they [the fans] They are the soul of this football club.
Odegaard has also called for Arsenal to stay sensible despite their lofty position. He said: “We have to keep calm, it’s a long way to the end of the season, we play every game like a final and that’s it.”
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