GARY NEVILLE has blasted Mikel Arteta for hurting Arsenal on match days by being too emotional on the touchline.
The Gunners were pegged back twice in the North London Derby and Neville believes that Arteta's emotions were partially responsible for the draw against Tottenham.
Arsenal took the lead twice and were then quickly taken back to arch-rivals Spurs – who earned a deserved 2-2 draw at the Emirates through Son Heung-min's double.
Arteta, who regularly strays away from the technical area, emotionally celebrated both goals for Arsenal.
The Man Utd legend believes the Spaniard's players would benefit if he was more composed when his team scores.
Neville told his Sky Sports podcast: "I want to see a composure from this Arsenal team and that's difficult because the manager's on the sideline jumping around like you wouldn't believe.
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"I want to see passion, but I want to see composure and a coldness, and that feels like a contradiction.
"But I want to see it in the right moments at the right times. When they scored that second goal.
"Bukayo Saka's penalty, which was a beautiful penalty, celebrate it, give your fans something because they want to see it means something.
"But there should be two or three senior players in that group saying, 'Right, come on. Switch on now, we're ready and we're going to see this through'.
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"Your mentality kicks in of knowing when a game's in danger."
The Arsenal boss has previously opened up about letting his emotions get the better of him.
But in January he vowed not to change his touchline behaviour just to appease critics.
Arteta said: "I hear a lot of times that this team is the mirror of the coach, or the passion – I don't know.
"That's me. I will always try to be better. Whatever I do, if it is tomorrow or the next day, is to make the club stronger, my players better, play better and win."
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