Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta sends message to Frank Lampard over Chelsea struggles
Mikel Arteta insists he is taking no enjoyment from Frank Lampard’s current struggles at Chelsea as
speculation continues to ramp up over his future at Stamford Bridge.
Just a few weeks ago, the Blues were top of the table and title contenders but their form has deteriorated and
Arsenal – who were closer to the relegation zone than the top four before Christmas – are now just two points
behind their London rivals. Arteta was facing scrutiny over his position at Arsenal during a nine-game winless
run but now it is Lampard who is under the microscope after Chelsea lost five of their last eight league matches.
Arsenal actually beat Chelsea in December to end their own winless run
Despite their respective changes in fortunes, Arteta says he is not thankful that another manager is now taking
the flack he was subject to barely a month ago and offered his support to Lampard.
Asked if it makes him smile that Lampard is now going through what he experienced, Arteta replied: ‘No. When
any of my colleagues are in difficulties, I don’t…