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'The grass was long... they didn't put any water on it': Mikel Arteta hits out at Burnley's old-school approach after Arsenal are held to draw at Turf Moor Arsenal were held to their 13th draw of the Premier League season at Burnley  Mikel Arteta claimed he adjusted the surfaces at London Colney last week But Arteta was still left unimpressed by the 'difficult conditions' at Turf Moor 

By Jack Gaughan for MailOnline

Published: 17:43 GMT, 2 February 2020 | Updated: 17:48 GMT, 2 February 2020

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Mikel Arteta bemoaned Burnley's old-school tactics after the Turf Moor pitch was left untouched and not prepared before the goalless draw.

The Arsenal manager complained of 'difficult conditions' as the grass was allowed to grow and was not watered.

Arteta claimed he was expecting a heavy pitch and adjusted the training ground surfaces at their London Colney base last week.

Mikel Arteta bemoaned Burnley's old-school tactics after the Turf Moor pitch was untouched

Mikel Arteta bemoaned Burnley's old-school tactics after the Turf Moor pitch was untouched

The Arsenal manager complained of 'difficult conditions' as the grass was allowed to grow

The Arsenal manager complained of 'difficult conditions' as the grass was allowed to grow

'The grass was this long,' Arteta said while gesturing. 'They didn't put any water on it and obviously that is not a very helpful thing to play football.

'I didn't water the pitch yesterday at the

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