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Arteta: Why I’m so vocal on the sidelines

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has explained his vocal style on the sidelines.

Arteta is very much an animated manager during the game, gesticulating and shouting at his players throughout the 90 minutes.

He was in prime form as his side battled but ultimately fell 1-0 against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.

Asked by reporters about being vocal, the Spaniard said: “Because every movement, every detail, every position is key.

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“The moment we don’t get it, like we didn’t in the first minutes, they’re going to exploit it straight away and they’re going to make you look like a poor team.

“Probably I do it too much, I don’t know, but I think it’s very necessary for them that I give them guidance because I can see from the outside what they are going to do and when you are there at 100mph you lose a second or two and with them that’s a huge amount of time.”

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