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'Save Us' - Arsenal Told To Sack Mikel Arteta And Pay His Replacement 'Whatever He Wants'

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'Save Us' - Arsenal Told To Sack Mikel Arteta And Pay His Replacement 'Whatever He Wants'

Piers Morgan has claimed that Arsenal should axe under-fire manager Mikel Arteta and replace him with former Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte.

Arteta has been handed additional funds by the Premier League club this summer in a bid to bolster his squad.

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Arsenal splashed out a hefty £52.6 to sign Ben White from Brighton and £31.5m to land Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid.

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Aaron Ramsdale arrived at the Emirates from Sheffield United in a £25.2m deal, while Arsenal signed Albert Sambi Lokonga for £15.7m from Anderlecht and Nuno Tavares from Benfica for £7.2m.

However, Arsenal currently sit in the relegation zone after back-to-back Premier League defeats in the new season.

Brentford stunned the Gunners in their opening Premier League clash with a sensational 2-0 win at home.

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Arteta’s woes continued with Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to London rivals Chelsea at the Emirates on Sunday.

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Arsenal fan Morgan took to Twitter to call for the 39-year-old Spaniard to be sacked after the Gunners’ poor start to the season.

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The former Good Morning Britain co-presenter insisted that Arsenal should pay Conte “whatever he wants” to “save” Arsenal.

Morgan tweeted to his 7.9m followers: “Pay this man whatever he wants to save us from this monotonous misery.”

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Conte ended Juventus’ dominance over Italian football last season by leading Inter to the Serie A title.

However, the 52-year-old Italian manager left Inter in May after a reported disagreement over the club’s summer transfer policy.

Conte, who lifted a Premier League title and FA Cup with Chelsea, was heavily linked with Tottenham before talks collapsed.

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“Money is not my obsession,” he told Gazzetta dello Sport in June.

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“I look at projects and I'm ready to stay at home if they don't convince me.

“I like difficult challenges but if there is something with a club that does not convince me, I prefer to say: no, thank you.”

Arsenal will return to action on Wednesday for their Carabao Cup clash with West Brom at The Hawthorns.

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Topics: Arsenal, Mikel Arteta, Antonio Conte, Premier League, England, Football

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