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The local Gunners guys were instrumental in a memorable 3-1 triumph over Spurs at Emirates Stadium, each scoring and assisting in an unforgettable first half and Smith Rowe took home the man of the match honors .

And Arteta was thrilled after his young guns stepped up and senior activists also proved their mettle as Arsenal’s resurgence continued with a fourth straight win in all competitions.

“He is a good example of the senior players showing great leadership and defending the team and the likes of Cuba.[meyang] scoring the goal, then two academy players, “said the Spaniard.

“They were bred and developed within our system. They came here in a big derby and worked for the team and scored two goals.

“They can trust me to have that feeling because they were raised and educated to really feel those feelings and be in the stadium as a club fan.

“A lot of the people we have in our organization have a real idea of ​​what a derby means and I think they’ll be proud of what they’ve seen.”

Arteta also praised Arsenal supporters for their role in the success of the North London derby on Sunday, which saw the Gunners beat their fiercest rivals in consecutive matches for the first time since the 2013/14 season.

He added: “It’s one of the most beautiful things I have experienced at this stadium. Winning it, winning it like we did, and feeling that connection with the team and the fans has it. made it really special.

“It’s the beauty of this game and the danger of this game too that things change so quickly on both sides and you always have to be vigilant and try to look to improve yourself and do better, which I think we can. still do. ”


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