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Arsenal boss Arteta insists Liverpool are the level his side have to reach as they return to Anfield

‘They are better at the moment and we have to improve’: Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta insists Liverpool are the level his side have to reach as they return to Anfield for Carabao Cup tie 

  • Arsenal suffered their first loss of the new campaign at Anfield on Monday 
  • Arteta was pleased with their spirited performance despite the 3-1 defeat
  • Arsenal boss will freshen up his team in a bid to get a result on Thursday 

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta hopes his squad will head back to Anfield on Thursday believing they can again give Liverpool plenty to think about.

The Gunners suffered a 3-1 Premier League defeat by the Reds on Monday night, their first loss of the new campaign.

Alexandre Lacazette put Arsenal ahead midway through the first half before Liverpool hit back with quick goals from Sadio Mane and Andrew Robertson, new signing Diogo Jota adding a late third.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is looking for a reaction from his players following Monday’s defeat

Both managers will freshen up their team for the Carabao Cup tie.

Arteta believes Monday night’s spirited…