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.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal speaks with Rob Holding of Arsenal following the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Will Oliver - Pool/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta answers questions on Rob Holding injury

Mikel Arteta spoke to the media about Rob Holding after the Manchester City clash, with the defender suffering a hamstring problem.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Guardiola heaps praise on Arteta ahead of Manchester City-Arsenal clash

Pep Guardiola thinks Mikel Arteta's success so far is no surprise, and he's quickly getting Arsenal back to where they belong.
Arsenal's Spanish first-team manager Mikel Arteta (R) talks with Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney (L) on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal starter now likely to miss Manchester City clash this weekend but Arteta hopeful

At this stage, it's unlikely Kieran Tierney will be able to play for Arsenal in their game against Manchester City, according to a report.
Arsene Wenger (R), manager of Arsenal FC and Mikel Arteta address the media during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League round of sixteen second leg match against FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on March 10, 2014 in Munich, Germany.

Arsene Wenger makes prediction for Arsenal's season under Mikel Arteta

Arsene Wenger thinks Arsenal can be this season's surprise package in the Premier League under Mikel Arteta, after a positive summer.
Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (R) and Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil smile as Arsenal players celebrate their victory over Chelsea in the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Wenger explains how Arteta can get the best from Ozil

Arsene Wenger has explained how you get the best out of Mesut Ozil, a player Arsenal are still trying to get out of the club.
Dani Ceballos admits Real Madrid wanted to keep him LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Dani Ceballos after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Will Oliver - Pool/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos admits Real Madrid wanted him but he wanted more Arsenal

Dani Ceballos admits Real Madrid wanted to keep him for the season but he wanted to go back to Arsenal after finding happiness playing under Mikel Arteta.
Aston Villa's Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Sheffield Utd at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on September 21, 2020. (Photo by TIM GOODE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Emi Martinez confirms the exact moment he decided to leave Arsenal

Emi Martinez admits he decided to leave after learning he was only '95 percent' likely to start against Fulham in the Premier League opener.
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Arsenal want answers over Kieran Tierney but asking the wrong ones

Arsenal are seeking clarification on Kieran Tierney after the Arsenal defender after Stuart Armstrong tested positive for Covid-19.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 19, 2020. (Photo by Will Oliver / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta on what Arsenal fans can expect from deadline day

Arsenal still have a lot of business to complete, so what did Mikel Arteta say about potential signings at Arsenal before the window closes?
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal is interviewed following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on September 28, 2020 in Liverpool, 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 Paul Ellis - Pool/Getty Images)

Arteta says he has board’s 100% backing as they push for a new signing

Mikel Arteta says he has the full '100%' backing of the Arsenal board as the club push for another signing before deadline day.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (R) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 4, 2020. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta delivers his opinion on Nicolas Pepe’s performance

Mikel Arteta praised Nicolas Pepe after he came off the bench to score the goal that was the difference between Arsenal and Sheffield United
Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (R) fights for the ball with Montpellier's French forward Gaetan Laborde during the French L1 football match between Lille OSC (LOSC) and Montpellier Herault Sport Club (MHSC) at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, on December 13, 2019. (Photo by FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / AFP)

How much are Arsenal paying Gabriel Magalhaes?

Gabriel Magalhaes is now an Arsenal player but how much will he be paid? Less than he'd get at other clubs, that's for sure!
Jose Mourinho of Tottenham Hotspur looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on February 16, 2020 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Jose Mourinho wants to follow Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta lead

Jose Mourinho wants Spurs to change his job title from 'head coach' to 'manager' the way Arsenal recently changed Mikel Arteta's.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta watches his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on September 28, 2020. (Photo by JASON CAIRNDUFF / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by JASON CAIRNDUFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta names the Arsenal player who almost gave him a 'heart attack' against Liverpool

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta admits he was pretty nervous watching Ainsley Maitland-Niles stepping up to take his penalty on Thursday.
William Saliba after signing for Arsenal from St. Etienne (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal in talks with Rennes over William Saliba loan

Arsenal are reportedly in talks with Rennes about sending Wiliam Saliba back to France on loan as Mikel Arteta explains what's going on
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta watches his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on September 28, 2020. (Photo by JASON CAIRNDUFF / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by JASON CAIRNDUFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Plenty of changes: Arsenal League Cup Predicted Lineup vs Liverpool

Arsenal face Liverpool away at Anfield once again on Thursday, this time in the League Cup and likely with a lot of changes from Monday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 28: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal is interviewed following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on September 28, 2020 in Liverpool, 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 Paul Ellis - Pool/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta confident Premier League can handle Covid 2nd wave

Arteta is confident the Premier League can maintain its bubble as second waves sweep the globe and players jet off on international duty.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) and Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta hold the winner's trophy as the team celebrates victory after 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) / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang confirms Arteta’s Arsenal objective

Aubameyang has been speaking about Arteta's influence on the team and club behind the scenes showing Arteta is delivering what he promised
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal speaks with Rob Holding of Arsenal following the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Will Oliver - Pool/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta concerned about Covid implications during intentional break

Mikel Arteta is concerned that players leaving for international duty after this weekend will be at risk of bringing Covid-19 back with them.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Gabriel after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton - Pool/Getty Images)

Pepe dropped: Arsenal Predicted Lineup v Liverpool

Arsenal take on Liverpool for the third month in a row next Monday, aiming for another good result against the Premier League champions.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on September 08, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta on why Mesut Ozil isn’t playing

Mikel Arteta says he isn't picking Mesut Ozil as he is opting for players who are in a 'better condition' than the German.

Xhaka: One thing is certain – I wouldn’t be in London without Arteta

Granit Xhaka talked about the importance of Mikel Arteta in his turnaround at Arsenal, and rebuilding his relationship with the fans.
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) and Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta gesture on the touchline after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 2-1. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta on Liverpool’s weaknesses: I think they are getting better

Mikel Arteta spoke to the media ahead of Arsenal's trip to Anfield and was asked to identify any weaknesses he could see in Klopp's side.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Arsenal Manager, Mikel Arteta looks on during a Arsenal Training Session at London Colney on February 19, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta on Arsenal’s remaining transfer business

Arteta spoke with the press ahead of Arsenal's game against Liverpool at Anfield on Monday night and was asked about Jorginho and others
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp (L) and Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta gesture on the touchline after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 15, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 2-1. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Klopp: Arteta seems to be an exceptional football manager

Jurgen Klopp says Mikel Arteta is proving a top manager in his limited spell as Arsenal boss so far, transforming the mood around the club.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (L) tries to hold off West Ham United's Italian defender Angelo Ogbonna (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 19, 2020. (Photo by WILL OLIVER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

What Mikel Arteta had to say about Nicolas Pepe amid fight for places

Mikel Arteta was full of praise for Nicolas Pepe and his development on Friday, insisting he's a player for the long term at Arsenal.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 19: Arsenal Manager, Mikel Arteta looks on during a Arsenal Training Session at London Colney on February 19, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal fans should be excited by Arteta’s 3 new coaches

Arsenal's new arrivals for Mikel Arteta's backroom staff, Carlos Cuesta, Andreas Georgson and Miguel Molina should get fans very excited.
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)

Arteta names Saliba's Arsenal role model and explains why he isn't playing more

Mikel Arteta thinks David Luiz is the perfect person to have around for the likes of William Saliba and Gabriel Magalhaes as they adapt.
COMPOSITE OF IMAGES - Image numbers 1183588211,1196044327 - GRADIENT ADDED) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Frank Lampard, Manager of Chelsea (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal . Chelsea and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on January 21, 2020 at Stamford Bridge in London. ***LEFT IMAGE*** BURNLEY, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Frank Lampard, Manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Chelsea FC at Turf Moor on October 26, 2019 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal FC at Vitality Stadium on December 26, 2019 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Gary Neville: Mikel Arteta would love Frank Lampard’s £150 million

Gary Neville believes that Mikel Arteta is 'punching above his weight' at Arsenal and would love the £150m Frank Lampard has spent at Chelsea
Arsenal's Spanish first-team manager Mikel Arteta (R) talks with Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney (L) on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal underdogs at Anfield but does Arteta have Klopp’s number?

Having finished last season in the perfect way by lifting the FA Cup, Arsenal have got off to a dream start to the 2020-21 campaign.
Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar celebrates after scoring the opener during the French Cup quarter-final football match between Olympique Lyonnais and Olympique de Marseille at the Groupama stadium in Decines-Charpieu near Lyon, central eastern France on February 12, 2020. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

Arteta wants Arsenal to sign 2 midfielders this window

Mikel Arteta wants Arsenal to sign two midfielders before the transfer window closes, as he's well aware of the problems in that department.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts following the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Will Oliver - Pool/Getty Images)

Lack of creativity: Did Mikel Arteta get his lineup right vs West Ham?

Arsenal overcame West Ham United 2-1 with goals from Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah, but did Mikel Arteta get his lineup right?
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: <> during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arteta confirms Arsenal haven't started contract talks with £46.5m signing

Mikel Arteta says the club aren't in contract negotiations with Alexandre Lacazette, as they're focusing on their business in the transfer market.
FILE PHOTO (EDITORS NOTE: COMPOSITE OF IMAGES - Image numbers 1193147331, 1207576912 - GRADIENT ADDED) In this composite image a comparison has been made between Jose Mourinho, head coach of Tottenham Hotspur (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal meet in a Premier League match on July 12,2020 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MUNICH, GERMANY - DECEMBER 10: Jose Mourinho, head coach of Tottenham Hotspur, looks on during a press conference at Allianz Arena on December 10, 2019 in Munich, Germany. Tottenham Hotspur will face FC Bayern Muenchen during the UEFA Champions League group B match on December 11, 2019. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images) ***RIGHT IMAGE*** PIRAEUS, GREECE - FEBRUARY 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium on February 20, 2020 in Piraeus, Greece. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta vs Jose Mourinho: The future vs the past

In north London's rivals, we find two managers in Mikel Arteta and Jose Mourinho who represent a star on the way up and one burning out.
CARDIFF, WALES - FEBRUARY 29: David Raya of Brentford celebrates his sides second goal scored by Bryan Mbeumo of Brentford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Brentford at the Cardiff City Stadium on February 29, 2020 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Arteta confirms goalkeeper coach's influence in their summer transfer targets

Mikel Arteta confirmed that goalkeeping coach Inaki Cana is playing a big role in Arsenal's goalkeeper acquisitions this month.
Mikel Arteta and Jack Wilshere

Mikel Arteta on Jack Wilshere: It’s a big shame

Mikel Arteta says he feels 'sad' for Jack Wilshere as another injury looks to keep him out of yet more football.
France's forward Ousmane Dembele (L) vies with Iceland's goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson during the friendly football match between France and Iceland at the Roudourou Stadium in Guingamp, western France on October 11, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Arteta confirms Arsenal will shortly be able to announce this new signing

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal will shortly be in a position to announce a new signing, widely believed to be goalkeeper Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs new Arsenal contract (via@Arsenal)

Episode 256: Arsenal’s good news keeps on coming

This week, we enjoy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing on, winning by the river v Fulham and the upgrade in Mikel Arteta's official status.
Arsenal's Spanish first-team manager Mikel Arteta (R) talks with Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney (L) on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by PAUL CHILDS / POOL / AFP)

Arteta continues to stack Arsenal’s starting lineup

Arsenal’s presence in the transfer market this season is all due to the driving force of Mikel Arteta.
Arsenal's English defender Rob Holding (C) goes up for a header during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Arsenal at Craven Cottage in London on September 12, 2020. (Photo by CLIVE ROSE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta confirms he changed 24-year-old's mind about summer transfer

Mikel Arteta says he told Rob Holding he wasn't going anywhere this summer, so he should change his mind and focus on Arsenal.