‘So much at stake’: Mikel Arteta backs Arsenal to dig deep before Chelsea clash

Manager says win at Wolves gave players ‘a big boost of energy’League leaders have chance to go four points clear of rivals City

Mikel Arteta has dismissed concerns about fatigue in his Arsenal squad and insisted that victory over Wolves has reinvigorated his players as they prepare to host Chelsea on Tuesday night.

Arsenal, the league leaders, have the chance to move four points clear of Manchester City, with Pep Guardiola’s side not in action until Thursday evening against Brighton. Last week, Arteta said the scrapping of FA Cup replays was necessary to “protect our players” amid a gruelling season in which Arsenal reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League – where they went out against Bayern Munich – for the first time in 14 years.

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