first_imgIt’s back to the drawing board for Arteta. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)The Luiz red card and injuries to Granit Xhaka and Pablo Mari made things difficult for the visitors, not just in this game, but going forward.‘We have to start winning football matches as quick as possible,’ said Arteta after the match. ‘We have to see who we have available to get that starting XI after the injuries that we got tonight.‘The boys made a great effort here playing with 10 men for so long. So let’s recover first and then tomorrow we can start to think about that.’Arsenal are back in action at Brighton on Saturday.MORE: Bacary Sagna mocks Arsenal over David Luiz red card in Manchester City defeatMORE: Mikel Arteta gives injury update on Arsenal pair Granit Xhaka and Pablo MariFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Comment Gary Neville picks out Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi for praise despite Man City mauling Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 18 Jun 2020 7:22 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.7kShares Matteo Guendouzi has caught the eye of Gary Neville (Picture: Getty Images)Matteo Guendouzi is proving himself as a natural leader at Arsenal and his courage on the ball caught the eye of Gary Neville on Wednesday night, despite the heavy defeat to Manchester City.On the Premier League’s first night back after the coronavirus hiatus little seemed to have changed in the gulf in class between City and Arsenal as the champions strolled to a 3-0 win.Goals from Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden handed Pep Guardiola’s side the victory, meaning City have now put three past the Gunners in six of their last seven meetings.AdvertisementAdvertisementIt was a night to forget for Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, and specifically defender David Luiz who was shown a red card after coming off the bench, but one Gunners star did stand out to Neville.ADVERTISEMENTThe Manchester United legend likes the attitude of the 21-year-old Frenchman, who he feels shows talents beyond his years in terms of wanting to get on the ball and demanding performances from his teammates.‘Since the moment he came into the team, Guendouzi, he has looked like a big character and a leader,’ Neville said on Sky Sports.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘He gets on the ball all the time, he shows great courage to play and he’s always demanding from his teammates.‘He’s not (a squad player). You see him on the pitch, he’s always got his arms stretched, looking over his shoulder. He demands from himself but also others.’Guendouzi was part of a young Arsenal team which included Joe Willock, Bukayo Saka and Eddie Nketiah from the start, but Arteta’s plan to deal with the champions fell a long way short of success.last_img read more