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Sean Dyche disagrees with Mikel Arteta’s strategy to Premier League season climax


Sean Dyche is not a fan of treating ‘each game like a cup final’ as the Premier League season nears its climax, choosing to not echo Mikel Arteta’s sentiments about the rest of Arsenal’s marketing campaign.

The Gunners and the Clarets each have lots to struggle for in the remaining games of the season, although at opposite ends of the Premier League table.

Arsenal are battling for fourth spot, and are in an incredible position to achieve that, while Burnley are trying to survive the drop, although they aren’t in such an incredible spot in their own race.

Arteta’s side have 10 matches left to play to grab a Champions League place and the Spaniard stated: ‘Each game for us is a ultimate.’

Dyche is just not a fan of the cliche and does not need his Burnley side to deal with their remaining 11 games much differently from their previous 27, just focusing on getting details in their game plan proper.

‘I wasn’t aware that Mikel Arteta gave them [Arsenal] the “cup final” mentality,’ stated Dyche. ‘My view might be a bit more stagebecause if you say we’ve acquired 11 cup finals, do you know how difficult it is to win one?

‘We’ll primarily focus on taking part in the video games and going onerous in every certainly one of them, that might be my private opinion.

‘I’m undoubtedly not questioning Mikel, however my opinion of my group is to maintain going oneroushold working oneroushold doing the suitable issues, and add within the element. That’s what I’ll be focussing on.’

Burnley are 4 factors from security with 11 video games to play and are coming off three straight defeats, failing to attain a purpose within the losses to Leicester, Chelsea and Brentford.

File photo dated 31-10-2020 of Burnley manager Sean Dyche. Issue date: Monday February 8, 2021. PA Photo. Sean Dyche wants to progress further in this season?s FA Cup but the Burnley manager insists the ?real goal? is maintaining the club?s place in the Premier League. See PA story SOCCER Burnley. Photo credit should read Alex Pantling/PA Wire.

After the international break they host Manchester Citywhich may effectively not improve their run of typebut then face Everton and Norwich in back-to-back games which will be huge in their survival scrap.

Arsenal are three points ahead of Tottenham in fifth, with a game in hand on Spurs, so they are well positioned in the mean time.

Arteta’s males return from the worldwide break with a visit to Crystal Palace on 4 April.

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