“He’s in charge now, and he’s not quite getting the reaction out of the team. He’s encouraging people to play, then at the end when he doesn’t want them to play, it’s a mixed message, isn’t it?”
But Keown does not believe that Arteta is not solely at fault, slamming the performance of Thomas Partey, who was making his 25th appearance of the season.
“Partey, as well, tonight, was another player that really disappointed me,” he told BT Sport. “Watching it live here, he didn’t look like he had the legs to get around the pitch.
“He wasn’t really bossing that midfield, and credit to them, by the way, Slavia Prague because they’ve got lots of good players and made good substitutions.