Mikel Arteta knows his Arsenal team were not at their best in the West Ham win (Picture: Getty Images)
Mikel Arteta admits his Arsenal team has ‘a lot of issues’ and must ‘improve on many things’ despite a late 2-1 win over West Ham on Saturday night.
The Gunners took an early lead thanks to an Alexandre Lacazette header but were pegged back by Michail Antonio before the break.
It took a winner from substitute Eddie Nketiah with just five minutes to play for Arsenal to grab the three points and keep up their 100% start to the season.
Arteta was thrilled at full time, but he is painfully aware that there is still an awful lot of work to do on his side if they are going to compete at the tip of the Premier League table.
‘I am really happy with the three points,’ the Spaniard told Sky Sports. ‘I need to analyse properly, because we have a lot of issues that we created ourselves in many moments.
‘It reminded me a little bit the game, and phases when we played them last year and let them run.
‘There is no structure in the world that can sustain when someone has the ball completely free and gives it to the opponent. We have to improve in…