Bukayo Saka makes Arsenal promise after Chelsea draw amid Declan Rice vow


Bukayo Saka has insisted that Arsenal wanted more from Saturday's 2-2 Premier League draw with Chelsea. The Gunners came from two goals down to rescue a point at Stamford Bridge in a thrilling London derby.

Mauricio Pochettino's side raced into a two-goal lead thanks to Cole Palmer's penalty and Mykhailo Mudryk's strike early in the second half. However, the north Londoners showed their fight to score two goals in the final 13 minutes.

Declan Rice capitalised on a Robert Sanchez mistake to halve the deficit from long range before Leandro Trossard was in the right place at the right time to rescue a point, turning home at the back post.

The draw means Arsenal remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season after nine games. Manchester City's 2-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion earlier in the day means they drop down to second.

"The way the team reacted to the second goal is phenomenal from the players on the pitch and the players on the bench thinking how the hell am I going to change this game.," Arteta said. "I loved that. I really liked as well going into the dressing room and it’s really quiet, after drawing 2-2 with Chelsea and coming back from 2-0 down, because I know that they wanted more. That’s the positive."

After managing to snatch a valuable point, a number of Arsenal players took to social media to share their initial thoughts on the game. Saka, who marked his return from injury with an assist, has vowed the Gunners "always want more".

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On Instagram, he wrote: "Good team spirit to fight back, but we always want more." Trossard posted a similar message, writing: "Never count us out!"

Rice added: "We Never Give Up." And defender Jurrien Timber, who has been injured since the first game of the season, credited his teammates for their "good comeback".

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