Mikel Arteta

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Arsenal’s Title Quest: Forwards at the Helm

Arsenal's quest for the Premier League title is hanging in the balance, with their recent 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest highlighting the delicate nature of their campaign. Despite facing financial constraints and failing to secure desired attacking reinforcements in the January transfer window, manager Mikel Arteta has put his faith in the existing forward options to propel the team to the top of the table. In contrast to the previous year when Arsenal opted for cheaper alternatives due to financial limitations, this time
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Arsenal transfer news: Edu sanctions £45.4m summer move as…

Arsenal transfer news: The latest Gunners headlines and updates with gossip from the market with stories on Thomas Partey, Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber Arsenal and the representatives of Thomas Partey are actively exploring a departure for the midfielder this summer, according to a new report. Mikel Arteta is planning a major midfield shift with Granit Xhaka already set to depart and now Partey, bought in 2020 for €50million (£45.4m) could also join him in heading out the exit door. According to The
Arteta says Arsenal trying to keep 'positive approach' amid COVID-19 crisis

Arteta says Arsenal trying to keep ‘positive approach’ amid…

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said the recent disruption caused by COVID-19 in the Premier League posed a difficult challenge for the club but they are trying to cope with the situation by keeping a positive mindset. Ten Premier League games were postponed this month due to outbreaks at several clubs, including six matches at the weekend, though Arsenal's game with Leeds United went ahead with Arteta's team winning 4-1 at Elland Road on Saturday. With matches being called off at short notice, Arteta

Arsenal 0-2 Chelsea: Gunners situation ‘difficult and unprecedented’, says…

Arsenal are in a "difficult and unprecedented situation" after their record-breaking poor start to the season, according to Mikel Arteta. After 2-0 defeats by Brentford and now Chelsea, Arsenal have lost their first two league games without scoring for the first time in their history. The squad has been hit by Covid and injuries in the opening two weeks. "I don't think the club in their history have faced something like this," boss Arteta told BBC Sport. "We have to face the challenge. The league
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Mikel Arteta responds to Barcelona speculation: I’m fully focused…

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has reportedly emerged as a managerial target for Barcelona ahead of their presidential elections; Catalan radio reports say presidential candidate Joan Laporta wants Arteta to succeed Ronald Koeman; Arteta: 'I’m fully focused on the job that I have to do here' Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he is "fully focused" on managing the club and "extremely happy" at the Emirates after reportedly emerging as a potential managerial target for Barcelona. The Spanish club will hold its presidential elections on