Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta explains why Sheffield United will be a 'difficult test' for his side - and why he is 'impressed' by Chris Wilder's Blades
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has warned his players that Sheffield United will be a 'difficult test' on Saturday - and why he is 'impressed' by Chris Wilder's Blades ahead of their trip to the Emirates.
United travel south four points and four places in the table ahead of the Gunners, who they beat 1-0 at Bramall Lane last year.
And Arteta, who replaced Unai Emery in charge at the Emirates, admitted: “I've been very impressed [with United]. I've seen a lot of games and everything is prepared.
“Everything they do has a real sense, they are really difficult to break down. The solidarity in their team is incredible, how hard they work for each other and they have very clear principles - in attack and in defence, restarts of play, set-pieces - with what they want to do.
“So it will be a very difficult test. I already warned the players today.”