We made it two wins from two since returning from our mid-season training camp by beating Brentford on Saturday - and Cedric says the team is feeling “super together”.
Goals from Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka sealed the victory against the Bees, but our Portuguese international defender also paid tribute to the fans for their role in the result.
“I think we started the game really, really well,” Cedric told Arsenal Media. “Everyone was motivated, everyone wanted to score, everyone was helping each other and playing at home with these fantastic fans today was fantastic. It was the right mentality, they were all behind us and the team felt it.
“Every game in the Premier League is important for us. The team knows about it, we are facing it like a final every game and our mentality is to just go again and win it. That's what the team is focused on every game, and again to play at home right now is just incredible with the atmosphere we are getting here every game, and the players loved it.
“I think it was great [in Dubai]. It felt good, the team came together, we had some team activities as well. We trained a little bit on the sand, sometimes it's good to just change a little bit the mentality or the atmosphere around.
“It was great, it felt good and I think the team is like a unit right now. We are super together and we will be like this until the end of the season, for sure.”
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