Arsenal suffered a heavy 5-0 loss to Manchester City at the Etihad, which marked their worst start in 67 years.

The Gunners have lost all of their first three matches in the Premier League and have conceded a total of nine goals without scoring once.

City picked up an easy victory thanks to a brace by Ferran Torres and goals by Ilkay Gundogan, Gabriel Jesus and Rodri.

Granit Xhaka was also sent off during the first half in what marked his fourth red card as an Arsenal player.

The Gunners endured yet another poor result and thus players are set to hold crisis talks.

Talks are going to be led by captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who criticised the way the team performs.

Meanwhile, manager Mikel Arteta insists he is still the right man to turn things around at the Emirates.

However, the current situation is highly likely to increase scrutiny and pressure on the under-fire head coach.

Arteta addressed the recent criticism he has received during his post-match press conference.

The Spaniard said: “I always said and I will be the one, I’ve been more critical of myself and taking the blame every single time only when we have defeats.

“I stand here today and I question myself and I have to try to have the right people around me and look at every decision that we make, that I make and try to improve it and change it if we believe that we should have done something different of course.”

Meanwhile, Arsenal wantaway player Willian is going to decide his future on Sunday.

The former Chelsea star has been enduring a hapless stint at the Emirates ever since his move from the Blues in 2020.

According to ESPN Brazil, the winger’s future could become clearer by tomorrow and he may even be on the move by next week as Corinthians are keeping tabs on him.

Arteta has admitted that the club is currently in talks with the Brazil international’s agent to come up with a resolution over his future.

He said: “We are having some conversations with him and the agent. We’re evaluating the position we’re in at the moment.”

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