Tag: Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta is currently Head Coach of Arsenal Football Club.

Mikel Arteta played for Arsenal Football Club. The former Spanish midfielder joined Arsenal from Everton for £10m and retired as an Arsenal player in 2016. In total, he made 149 appearances for Arsenal and scored 16 goals. The former Arsenal Captain wore the number 8 shirt. He was born on March 26, 1982 and is married to Lorena Bernal. Arteta was Assistant Coach at Manchester City from 2016 – 2019.

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Arsenal Arteta replacement? Journalist claims former Chelsea manager being monitored

According to a journalist from Italy, Arsenal are monitoring former Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri, but the manager would prefer a move to Napoli.
Emile Smith Rowe

Arsenal 3rd best PL side for youngsters behind Wolves and Sheffield United

Arsenal are the best top side in the Premier League when it comes to giving chances to under-21 players but they still lag behind Wolves and Sheffield United.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico on February 18, 2021 in Rome, Italy. SL Benfica face Arsenal FC at a neutral venue in Rome behind closed doors after Portugal imposed a ban on travellers arriving from the UK in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Arsenal fans don’t influence Arteta: He doesn’t read what they say

Mikel Arteta admits he does not read what fans say as he does not want to be distracted.
Sheffield, England, 11th April 2021. Oliver Burke of Sheffield Utd tussles with Granit Xhaka of Arsenal during the Premier League match at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture credit: Andrew Yates / Sportimage

Position change may not be one-off hints Mikel Arteta

When the Arsenal team for the game against Sheffield United was announced everyone was surprised to see Granit Xhaka at left-back and it may not be temporary
DUBLIN, IRELAND: Folarin Balogun of Arsenal scores their sides fourth goal past Gary Rogers of Dundalk during the UEFA Europa League Group B stage match between Dundalk FC and Arsenal FC at Aviva Stadium on December 10, 2020. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Arsenal striker contract announcement expected on Wednesday

Folarin Balogun's contract extension with Arsenal is expected to be announced on Wednesday, with Mikel Arteta's first-team assurances proving key.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Disappointing but expected Kieran Tierney injury update

Mikel Arteta confirmed what we all suspected - Kieran Tierney's season is likely over after the defender picked up a knee injury.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City bumps fists with Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal are rubbish under Mikel Arteta

Despite what he says, Mikel Arteta’s default style seems to be evolving as a cautious one, more afraid of losing than anything else and that’s what’s hurting Arsenal.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz during the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in London, on August 1, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 2-1. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Contract extension for senior Arsenal man won't be impacted by surgery

David Luiz's knee problem will not impact Arsenal's decision on giving the Brazilian a new contract this summer.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Nick Potts / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal make Mikel Arteta decision

David Ornstein reports that Arsenal still believe that with time and investment Mikel Arteta will prove the right man for the job in North London.
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Episode 282: The Great Mikel Arteta debate

It was a miserable week for Arsenal Football Club, so join us as we rake over Mikel Arteta's reign at Arsenal with a fine-toothed comb
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Martin Odegaard during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday March 6, 2021.Copyright: Jon Super

Martin Odegaard injury concern

Martin Odegaard is an injury doubt for the second leg of Arsenal's Europa League quarter-final against Slavia Prague, according to Mikel Arteta.
Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira (L) vies with Real Betis' Spanish midfielder Sergio Canales during the Spanish League football match between Atletico Madrid and Real Betis at the Wanda Metropolitan stadium in Madrid on October 24, 2020. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder’s camp optimistic of summer transfer

Lucas Torreira's camp are optimistic about a summer move to Boca Juniors, but Mikel Arteta says it's not the time to make a decision as the player returns to Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Kieran Tierney might not play again this season after injury

Kieran Tierney is taking things day by day to try and play a part for Arsenal before the end of the season and the beginning of the Euros.
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Jens Lehmann questions different attitudes to Wenger and Arteta

Jens Lehmann seemed to struggle to hold his tongue when asked if he thought Mikel Arteta would be at the club next season.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

What is the point of Arsenal’s secrecy?

Mikel Arteta said they didn't know if David Luiz would have surgery only for Arsenal to announce 12 hours later that he had, what was the point?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shakes hands with Demarai Gray of Leicester City after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 19, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Jose Mourinho downgrades his ambition using Arsene Wenger as an excuse

Jose Mourinho is learning at Tottenham that, without unlimited funds to buy his way to trophies, Arsene Wenger didn't do that badly at all.
Kieran Tierney with Scotland (Photo via Glasgow Times)

Injuries, contracts & records: 10 Arsenal stories you probably missed

The international break bored us all stupid and, as a result, there might have been some stories you missed. Here are 10 of them.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 25: Park Chu-Young of Arsenal is congratulated by team mates after scoring his teams second goal of the game during the Carling Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Bolton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

9 players Arsenal let go in 2011: Where are they now?

Gael Clichy left Arsenal in the summer of 2011 because he didn't feel wanted, so who else left that summer which heralded the start of the Banter Era.

2 reasons why Mikel Arteta thinks Martin Odegaard is happy

Mikel Arteta thinks Martin Odegaard is happy with Arsenal, based on their conversations and his general impression in training.
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette warms up ahead of the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on February 6, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta gives update on Alexandre Lacazette contract situation

Mikel Arteta insists Alexandre Lacazette's situation will be addressed in the summer, even though he's happy with the striker right now.
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Dan Mullan

Mikel Arteta provides injury updates on 2 key starters for Liverpool clash

Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka are both injury doubts for Arsenal's match against Liverpool, according to the latest quotes from Mikel Arteta.
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Arsenal contact Manchester City man about free move

Arsenal have reportedly contacted Manchester City's Eric Garcia about moving to the Emirates on a free transfer this summer
Mikel Arteta vs Burnley (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta has lost as many as Unai Emery but in fewer games

Arsenal's defeat against Olympiacos was Mikel Arteta's 20th defeat as Arsenal manager, the same number that earned Unai Emery the sack.
Arsenal deals: Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) gets instructions from Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) as he comes on as a substitute during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Martin Odegaard praises ‘fantastic’ Mikel Arteta

Martin Odegaard has praised 'fantastic' Mikel Arteta's management and emphasised his desire for stability in whatever happens this summer.

“You never know”: Mikel Arteta on managing PSG

Mikel Arteta admits he could manage Paris Saint-Germain someday, but he's focusing solely on Arsenal for the time being.
Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal scores a header from very close range to make it 3-3 West Ham United v Arsenal. The London Stadium, London, UK - 21 Mar 2021. Mandatory Credit: Photo by Simon Dael/BPI/Shutterstock

Arsenal star admits they didn’t respect Mikel Arteta's game plan

Alexandre Lacazette says Arsenal didn't respect Mikel Arteta's game plan in the first half, and he admits they have to improve.

“He feels at home”: Calum Chambers and Mikel Arteta praise Martin Odegaard

Calum Chambers and Mikel Arteta heaped more praise on Martin Odegaard after his performance in the three-goal comeback draw against West Ham United.
Jose Mourinho - Dinamo Zagreb v Tottenham Hotspur - UEFA Europa League Round Of 16 Leg Two ZAGREB, CROATIA - MARCH 18: Coach of Tottenham Hotspur Jose Mourinho before the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Dinamo Zagreb and Tottenham Hotspur at Stadium Maksimir on March 18, 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia. Sporting stadiums around Europe remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. Photo by Goran Stanzl/PIXSELL Goran Stanzl/PIXSELL

Jose Mourinho has worse record at Tottenham than Tim Sherwood

Things aren't going well for Jose Mourinho at the minute, so bad in fact, his record at Tottenham is worse than Tim Sherwood's.
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Dan Mullan

Mikel Arteta provides pre-West Ham injury update

Mikel Arteta provided an injury update on Friday morning after Arsenal's midweek clash with Olympiacos the previous night.

Arteta: We planned to use Odegaard and Smith Rowe together

Mikel Arteta claims it was always part of the plan to get the likes of Martin Odegaard and Emile Smith Rowe on the pitch at the same time.

Arsenal make their summer stance on Martin Odegaard clear

Arsenal are keen to bring Martin Odegaard back for next season, whether that's on loan or a permanent deal, according to reports.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Mohamed Elneny and Martin Odegaard celebrate after the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Julian Finney

Martin Odegaard can be an artist like Mesut Ozil

The Spanish media were raving about the English media raving about Martin Odegaard.
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang right in the substitute s area in the stands during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Julian Finney

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang punishment decided

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has learned what his punishment will be after he was benched for the Spurs game
Olympiacos F.C. v Arsenal UEFA Europa League Martin odegaard of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring their side s first goal during the UEFA Europa League match at Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus Copyright: Focus Images

Mikel Arteta names the Arsenal player that makes the whole team better

Mikel Arteta says Martin Odegaard helps to knit the whole team together with intelligent movement, after the loanee's goal on Thursday.
Olympiacos F.C. v Arsenal UEFA Europa League Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side s third goal during the UEFA Europa League match at Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus Copyright: Focus Imagesx FIL

Why Mohamed Elneny’s Olympiacos goal was no accident

Mohamed Elneny's vital goal against Olympiacos on Thursday night was no accident, as the midfielder has specifically been working on his shooting.
Thomas Partey of Arsenal battles for possession with Giorgos Masouras of Olympiacos during the UEFA Europa League match at Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus. Copyright: Focus Images

Mikel Arteta confirms Arsenal injury situation pre-North London derby

Mikel Arteta says all of his substitutions against Olympiacos were tactical decisions, meaning the squad remains injury-free for now.
17-10-2020, Arsenal's Thomas Partey. Copyright: Alex Livesey

2 new Arsenal contracts, injury returns and new problems: Arsenal news

Arsenal face Olympiacos in their Europa League last 16 second leg on Thursday night so what's in the media ahead of that game?
EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Olympiacos, Ruben Semedo of Olympiacos during the UEFA Europa League match between PSV and Olympiacos at PSV Stadion on February 25, 2021. (Photo by Perry van de Leuvert/BSR Agency/Getty Images)

Sokratis: Arsenal players are excited to play me

Sokratis Papastathopoulos is excited to be playing against his old friends and teammates on Thursday, wanting to win despite feeling he has nothing to prove.

Latest: Mikel Arteta gives Emile Smith Rowe update pre-Olympiacos

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Emile Smith Rowe is now returning to full training, as they prepare to make a decision on his participation on Thursday.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal won't make 33yo contract offer until the end of the season

Mikel Arteta says David Luiz and Arsenal will make a joint decision over a potential contract extension at the end of the season.