Arteta Pins Title Hopes on Moyes’ West Ham in Final-Day Drama

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Agonizing Miss and Title Hopes

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta experienced a rollercoaster of emotions as he watched Son Heung-min’s critical miss against Manchester City, a moment that could have altered the title race. With the Gunners’ fate now out of their hands, they prepare to face Everton, needing more than just a win to snatch the Premier League crown from City’s grasp.

Family Affair: Arteta’s Match Day Nerves

During Tottenham’s clash with Manchester City, Arteta, alongside his family, was visibly distressed as Son failed to convert a late chance that would have leveled the score. The Arsenal boss reflected on the unpredictability of sports, likening the moment to Michael Jordan’s experiences with last-minute shots.

Moyes’ Potential Parting Gift

With David Moyes set to depart West Ham after their season finale against City, Arteta, who played under Moyes at Everton, expressed his deep respect for the Scot. Acknowledging Moyes’ significant influence on his career, Arteta hopes for a final-day miracle that could see his dream of a Premier League title come to fruition.

Emirates on Edge for Title Decider

Arteta is optimistic yet realistic about Arsenal’s chances, urging belief in the face of overwhelming odds. As the Gunners aim for victory against Everton, Arteta anticipates that the entire Emirates Stadium, staff, and their families will be eagerly tracking the concurrent match in Manchester, hoping for a favorable outcome.

Future Discussions: VAR and Arteta’s Contract

The Arsenal manager revealed upcoming discussions with club officials regarding the stance on VAR, with a Premier League vote on the horizon that could see the technology scrapped. Additionally, Arteta remained coy about his contract extension talks, suggesting they will take place at the appropriate time after the season concludes.

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