Mikel Arteta’s tactics sheet from their midweek game against West Ham was picked up by cameras as the Spanish manager desperately tried to change proceedings.
Arsenal’s title ambitions hit a bump in the road on Thursday evening when they lost 2-0 to a structured David Moyes side.
It was a frustrating night for the Arteta in particular who saw his side have 30 shots at the West Ham goal without producing a single goal.
As the game came to a close, the Arsenal manager tried to change the game state as cameras revealed the message he had written in his notes.
The notes highlighted that he wanted his team to attack West Ham’s ‘Hotzone’.
Mikel Arteta accidentally revealed his notepad tactics during West Ham defeat 😱
Close-up images have emerged of Arteta’s tactics – they clearly didn’t work 👇https://t.co/dvQfJW0uPu
— Mail Sport (@MailSport) December 30, 2023