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.

Ajax's German goalkeeper #40 Diant Ramaj shouts to teammates during the UEFA Europa League Group B football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Ajax at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on October 26, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal eye 22yo Diant Ramaj as Aaron Ramsdale replacement

Could Arsenal turn to Ajax for a new goalkeeper? Reports suggest Diant Ramaj is on their radar, potentially replacing Aaron Ramsdale.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, acknowledges the fans after the team's victory in the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal FC at City Ground on January 30, 2024 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arteta new Arsenal contract details emerge

Mikel Arteta is in line for a substantial salary increase as Arsenal negotiate a new contract. How does this reflect his accomplishments and the club's vision?
Arsenal's German midfielder #29 Kai Havertz celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 24, 2024. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal not “in the least shaken” reports Portuguese media after Porto and Newcastle

Portuguese press questioned Arsenal after Porto loss, but the Gunners responded with a 4-1 demolition of Newcastle.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Jorginho of Arsenal applauds the fans after the team's victory in the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2024. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arteta & Havertz name Arsenal’s “world class” player

Mikel Arteta and Kai Havertz have called Jorginho "world class" after the midfielder's Player of the Match performance against Newcastle United.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Newcastle “ground into dust” by Arsenal says The Guardian

The Guardian's report on Arsenal's Newcastle win highlights their dominance, set-piece prowess, and a newfound killer instinct in the title race.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Gabriel of Arsenal celebrates his team's first goal, an own-goal scored by Sven Botman of Newcastle United (not pictured), during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s revenge demolition of Newcastle proves title credentials

Arsenal transformed from "too nice" to title contenders with a dominant revenge win over Newcastle. Gritty play and goals galore highlight Arteta's evolution.
INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - JULY 26: The Arsenal team line up for a photo prior to the friendly pre-season match against Barcelona at SoFi Stadium on July 26, 2023 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s 3rd pre-season opponent rumours leak

Arsenal have announced two pre-season friendlies against Manchester United and Liverpool in the USA this summer, with a third rumoured to be in the works.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 23: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal applauds the fans as he leaves the field following his substitution during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Arsenal FC at Anfield on December 23, 2023 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Latest on Arsenal’s 5 injured players pre-Newcastle United clash

Mikel Arteta has revealed that two of his injured stars are very close to a return, with further updates on three other absentees.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Referee, Paul Tierney during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Controversy looms as referee assigned to Arsenal vs Newcastle grudge match

Arsenal have learned which referee will take this weekend's match against Newcastle United, with the Gunners out for revenge after perceived injustices in the reverse fixture.
Arsenal's Spanish coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg football match between FC Porto and Arsenal FC at the Dragao stadium in Porto on February 21, 2024. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP) (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP via Getty Images)

How Porto changed their tactics to frustrate Arsenal

FC Porto's tactical adjustments frustrated Arsenal in their Champions League clash. Can the Gunners find solutions in the second leg?
PORTO, PORTUGAL - FEBRUARY 21: Declan Rice of Arsenal reacts, as he wipes his face with his shirt, during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 first leg match between FC Porto and Arsenal FC at Estadio do Dragao on February 21, 2024 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Rice and Arteta call on Arsenal fans to be 12th man

Declan Rice says Arsenal fans can make the difference in overturning their Champions League deficit against Porto. Can the Emirates crowd roar them to victory?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal reacts during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on January 07, 2024 in London, England. Arsenal wear an all-white kit at home, for the first time in the club's history, in support of the 'No More Red' campaign against knife crime and youth violence. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arteta’s challenge that ignited Martin Odegaard’s Arsenal form

Mikel Arteta challenged Martin Odegaard to score more. This season, the Arsenal captain has risen to the occasion. Discover how the manager's words sparked this change.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 20: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal and Bukayo Saka of Arsenal during an Arsenal training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League match against Porto at London Colney on February 20, 2024 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal defenders out but long-awaited midfielder returns for Porto clash

While Arsenal prepares for its crucial Champions League match against Porto, optimism may be tempered by uncertainties surrounding key players.
Aston Villa's English striker #11 Ollie Watkins celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge in London on September 24, 2023. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal face potential €100 million-plus fee for Aston Villa star

Arsenal's interested in Aston Villa's Ollie Watkins, but face a price tag potentially exceeding €100 million. Will they strike a deal?
LUTON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal celebrates after scoring the team's second goal during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Can Gabriel Jesus regain his Champions League form for Arsenal?

Gabriel Jesus is nearing full fitness for Arsenal's crucial Champions League match against Porto. Can he pick up where he left off and regain his prolific scoring form?
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Behind Arsenal’s scoring form: Arteta’s shared goals vision

Arsenal's red-hot start is no fluke. Even without a classic striker, the goals keep flowing. What's the secret?
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, embraces his players Declan Rice following the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arteta agrees with Arsenal fans on Premier League title

Arsenal left no doubt about their Premier League title ambitions, thrashing Burnley 5-0 away from home, leaving Mikel Arteta delighted with what he saw.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 17: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 17, 2024 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Matt McNulty/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka searches for scoring milestone amidst Arsenal surge

Buoyed by back-to-back braces, Bukayo Saka eyes his first Arsenal hat-trick. Does this signal even bigger things for the title-chasing Gunners?
VILLARREAL, SPAIN: David Luiz of Arsenal and coach Carlos Cuesta look on prior to the UEFA Europa League Semi-final First Leg match between Villareal CF and Arsenal at Estadio de la Ceramica on April 29, 2021 in Villarreal, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)

Could Carlos Cuesta leave Arsenal? Arteta’s take on the situation

Arteta views Norwich interest in Cuesta as a win for Arsenal – highlights the club's strong staff & commitment to their development.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Vincent Kompany, Manager of Burnley, looks on during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Crystal Palace at Turf Moor on November 04, 2023 in Burnley, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Burnley boss banned from Arsenal clash

Vincent Kompany will be banned from the touchline for Burnley's match against Arsenal this weekend, after picking up his third yellow card of the campaign.
Arsenal's Ethan Nwaneri (R) passes the ball during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the London Stadium, in London on February 11, 2024. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ramsdale shares which Arsenal player called for Nwaneri substitution

Arsenal players on the bench were calling for Ethan Nwaneri to be brought on during their game against West Ham United on Sunday.
Arsenal's Belgian midfielder #19 Leandro Trossard (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 4, 2024. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal break Premier League substitution record

Arsenal have set a new Premier League record for goals created and scored by substitutes, following Leandro Trossard's effort last weekend.
LUTON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal celebrates after Gabriel Jesus scores the teams second goal during the Premier League match between Luton Town and Arsenal FC at Kenilworth Road on December 05, 2023. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Barcelona eye Arsenal star in potential €100m Arsenal move

Barcelona want Arsenal's Martinelli. €100m bid & speculation over his future create tense situation for Gunners.
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Frenkie de Jong of FC Barcelona looks on during the LaLiga EA Sports match between FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys on January 27, 2024. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Could Arsenal sign Barcelona star, Swedish prodigy and electric winger?

Arsenal transfer news! Linked with Barcelona's De Jong, Swedish star Larsson, and winger Nico Williams.
Mikel Arteta vs Burnley (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP)

Can Arsenal avoid complacency against Burnley? Arteta’s message

Arteta emphasises Burnley threat despite Arsenal's current form. Discusses Havertz, Raya, and the fight to avoid complacency.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, acknowledges the fans after the team's victory in the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal FC at City Ground on January 30, 2024 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arteta delivers positive injury updates ahead of Burnley

Arteta shares positive news on Arsenal's injury front ahead of Burnley game with key players returning to training
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MAY 20: Martin Zubimendi of Real Sociedad looks on during the LaLiga Santander match between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Spotify Camp Nou on May 20, 2023 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal not backing down in pursuit of Real Sociedad’s Zubimendi

Mikel Arteta's quest for midfield maestro Martín Zubimendi isn't slowing down, despite hurdles that could put a spanner in the works according to a report from Spain.
Arsenal's Japanese defender #18 Takehiro Tomiyasu reacts prior to the English League Cup third round football match between Brentford and Arsenal at the Brentford Community Stadium in London on September 27, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta confirms another injury after West Ham clash

Takehiro Tomiyasu missed out on Arsenal's match against West Ham United with a minor injury, according to Mikel Arteta.
Athletic Bilbao's Spanish forward Nico Williams reacts during the Spanish League football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Athletic Club Bilbao at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, on February 19, 2023. (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO / AFP) (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP via Getty Images)

Will Nico Williams be Arsenal’s major summer signing?

Arsenal are currently being linked with a move for Nico Williams who has a €55m release clause, so what would the club be getting if they were to bring him to The Emirates?
FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 26: Hugo Larsson of Frankfurt reacts during the Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and 1. FSV Mainz 05 at Deutsche Bank Park on January 26, 2024 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Arsenal & Liverpool chase €28m Swedish prodigy

Arsenal & Liverpool lock horns for Swedish wonderkid Hugo Larsson! €30m-rated midfielder turns heads with Bundesliga performances.
Arsenal's Jorginho (L) speaks with referee Anthony Taylor during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 4, 2024. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta u-turn! Jorginho set to stay at Arsenal?

Jorginho's form & Arteta's faith spark contract talks. Will Arsenal extend his deal?
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Leandro Trossard of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal FC at London Stadium on February 11, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal destroy West Ham 6-0 [with goals]

Arsenal gave their fans a rare treat on Sunday afternoon as they brushed West Ham aside with ease, closing their goal difference gap with Man City and keeping themselves in the title race.

Arsenal team news: New injuries strike ahead of West Ham

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka has recovered in time to face West Ham United, but there were a few others in Mikel Arteta's squad missing with new injuries.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender #06 Gabriel Magalhaes celebrates after scoring his team first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on December 23, 2023. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Gabriel Magalhaes hits out at Arsenal critics

Gabriel Magalhaes has become the latest player to defend Arsenal's celebrations following last weekend's win over Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Jorginho of Arsenal warms up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on February 04, 2024. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal have until summer to make decision on contract clause

Arsenal have until the summer to make a decision on whether to activate their option in Jorginho's contract, according to a report.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on October 21, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Arsenal starter admits summer of speculation was tough

Gabriel Magalhaes has spoken out about the speculation around his future at Arsenal over the summer, admitting it was tough on him.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 28: Mikel Arteta, manager of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 28, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal looking to make summer signings in 3 positions

Mikel Arteta and Arsenal are looking to make signings in at least three key positions this summer, according to a report.
Arsenal's Belgian midfielder #19 Leandro Trossard (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 4, 2024. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/IKIMAGES/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal’s big-6 record shows surprising result

Arsenal have the best Premier League record in the big-six mini-league this season, showing how far the Gunners have come under Mikel Arteta.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender #06 Gabriel Magalhaes celebrates after scoring his team first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on December 23, 2023. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Double delight! Arteta and Gabriel up for Premier League awards

Double award joy for Arsenal! Arteta & Gabriel nominated for Premier League accolades. Will our manager & defender win January's awards?
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Jurrien Timber of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Nottingham Forest at Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Champions League decision sparks Arsenal return rumours

Jurrien Timber included in Champions League squad, hinting at a possible March return from injury