Hector Bellerin believes Arsenal need to be more clinical in their finishing if they are to improve under Mikel Arteta.
The Gunners have won just six Premier League matches this season, drawing a remarkable 13 games.
That’s more than anybody else in the league with Arsenal having netted 32 goals in their 25 matches to date.
The squad have spent some time relaxing during the winter break, before meeting up in Dubai ahead of their clash with Newcastle on Sunday.
And with Arteta’s side currently languishing in mid-table, Bellerin has urged his team-mates to be better in front of goal.
“Mikel has always been very tactical in his work and in his whole life, he’s very professional with very clear ideas,” the full-back said.
“It’s very early doors in time. [Mikel] has a new philosophy and the way he has implemented it in the last few games that we’ve played, there’s been a big change.
“I think sometimes we need to be a bit more efficient in front of goal [but] that’s also something that comes with confidence.
Mikel Arteta took over as Arsenal manager in December
“When you see that you’re playing better and controlling games better, the goals are something that is going to come. I am sure you are going to see that very quickly.
“For us, the promise is that we’re trying to get better every single day.
“When a different coach comes, there are different things that you are being asked to do.
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“The most important thing is to get things right and I think with the coaching that we’re getting and the tactical advice, if we do the things that they’re asking us to do we’re going to be successful.”
Arteta is not giving up hope on Arsenal finishing in the top four.
He said: “It is very tight. Everybody is giving points away. It will depend on us. If we are able to put three or four wins in a…