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Mikel Arteta faces ‘challenge’ to replicate Man Utd’s famous attack at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta lost his first game as Arsenal boss after watching Chelsea score two late goals at the Emirates.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put the hosts 1-0 up at half-time and he was part of an attacking trio tasked with causing the Blues problems.

He, Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil have rarely played alongside each other, but Arteta opted to do so in his second match at the helm.

Former Premier League striker Tony Cascarino has drawn comparisons with Manchester United’s attacking tiro that included Cristiano Ronaldo, Carlos Tévez and Wayne Rooney.

They helped the Red Devils win several Premier League titles as well as the Champions League in 2008.

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And Cascarino reckons the fearsome United trio must be a barometer for the Arsenal attack.

“Mikel Arteta can still take plenty of positives from his team’s performance,” he told The Times . “Their workrate has improved considerably in the two games since he took over.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil all started in Arsenal’s defeat against Chelsea
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