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.

Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli warms up for the English League Cup quarter final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium, in London on December 22, 2020. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS / AFP)

Jack Wilshere surprised by Mikel Arteta’s use of Gabriel Martinelli

Jack Wilshere has admitted he was surprised with how Mikel Arteta chose to use Gabriel Martinelli, or, to be more accurate, how he didn't, last season.
Kieran Tierney in training with Arsenal, Calum Chambers in the background (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta names 4 things that make Kieran Tierney his ideal player

After Emile Smith Rowe committed his future to Arsenal by signing a new long-term contract, Mikel Arteta was keen to talk about Kieran Tierney, another who has signed a new deal this summer.
Joe Willock of Newcastle United acknowledges the fans after the full-time whistle - Newcastle United v Sheffield United, Premier League, Football, St James Park, Newcastle, UK - 19 May 2021. Copyright: Richard Lee / BPI / Shutterstock

Steve Bruce pushes for Joe Willock answer: Yes or no, Arsenal?

Steve Bruce has urged Arsenal to let Newcastle know one way or the other about Joe Willock.
Emile Smith Rowe back in pre-season training (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta on Smith Rowe's future after Aston Villa 3rd bid reports

Emile Smith Rowe is 100% to stay with Arsenal next season, according to manager Mikel Arteta, despite links to Aston Villa.
Joe Willock celebrates the opening goal during the Premier League match at Craven Cottage, London. Picture date: Sunday May 23, 2021. Copyright: Matthew Childs

Arsenal to disappoint Newcastle United and keep Joe Willock - for now

Arsenal are reportedly set to keep Joe Willock despite Newcastle's keenness to keep him themselves but the player's future is far from certain.
Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi waves to the crowd at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

From £45m to £10m: How did Arsenal drive midfielder's price down so much?

When Mikel Arteta arrived at Arsenal, Matteo Guendouzi was valued at £45m and was a regular first team starter, but a handful of games...
Departure of Nuno Tavares, Benfica player, to London, at Humberto Delgado airport. Departure from Nuno Tavares to London Lisbon, 07/02/2021 - Copyright Andr xLuisxAlvesx

Nuno Tavares rejected larger offer to sign for Arsenal

Real Sociedad attempted to derail Arsenal's move for Nuno Tavares, even offering the defender a larger contract but the 21-year-old still opted to sign for Arsenal.
Arthur Okonkwo signs a contract extension with Arsenal alongside Mikel Arteta and Edu (Photo via Arsenal.com)

New 3-year contract & shirt number: Arsenal academy prospect promoted to first team

Arthur Okonkwo has extended his contract with Arsenal and received a promotion to the first-team squad as their number three goalkeeper.
Matteo Guendouzi signing for Marseille (Photo via OM.fr)

Matteo Guendouzi admits Marseille confidence played role in move

Matteo Guendouzi completed a loan move to Marseille this week and he admitted the confidence they showed in him, along with their project, helped him decide to move there.
CESC FABREGAS LIGUE 1 2020-21 AS MONACO-METZ 4-0

Cesc Fabregas: Arteta was very lucky

Cesc Fabregas has been speaking about Mikel Arteta, including revealing what the players at Arsenal think about him.
Matteo Guendouzi Hertha BSC Berlin , FSV Mainz 05 vs Hertha BSC Berlin, Football, 1 Bundesliga, 03 05 2021 FSV Mainz 05 vs Hertha BSC Berlin, Football, 1 Bundesliga, 03 05 2021 Copyright: Neis/Eibner-Pressefotox EP_ans

Arsenal to receive €12m for midfielder valued at £45m when Arteta arrived

Arsenal wanted €20m for Matteo Guendouzi but they have settled for just €12m, most of which they won't get until next summer.
15th January 2021 Dragao Stadium, Porto, Portugal - Portuguese Championship 2020/2021, FC Porto versus Benfica - Nuno Tavares of Benfica. Photo: Daniel Castro

Incoming Arsenal signing holds medical abroad before travelling to England

Nuno Tavares has undergone his medical exams in Lisbon and spoken to Mikel Arteta ahead of his transfer to Arsenal this week.
Edu, Mikel Arteta and Steve Round deep in coversation at Goodison Park

Arsenal's questions for the summer that need resolved

Matthew and Stephen sit down to discuss the decisions waiting in the summer ahead for Arsenal, Mikel Arteta, Edu and the Kroenkes.
Raheem Sterling left and Riyad Mahrez pose with the trophy after the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date: Sunday May 23, 2021.

Mikel Arteta keen on 2 Manchester City stars with shock sale on cards

Mikel Arteta is apparently interested in bringing Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal this summer with Manchester City willing to sell both players.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pablo Mari of Arsenal celebrate following their team's victory in the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2020. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

How to vote Mikel Arteta as Premier League Manager of the Month

Mikel Arteta has received a nomination for the Premier League's Manager of the Month award for May, following a strong finish with Arsenal.
Emirates Stadium Arsenal's Martin Odegaard applauds fans after the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Alastair Grant

Mikel Arteta confirms Real Madrid talks planned

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Arsenal will hold talks over the potential signing of Martin Odegaard in the next few weeks.
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal in action during Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London - 23 Apr 2021. Copyright: Holly Allison / TPI / Shutterstock

Mikel Arteta confirms conversations with England boss about Bukayo Saka

Mikel Arteta has spoken to Gareth Southgate about managing Bukayo Saka's fitness, amid the possibility he makes next week's Euro 2020 squad.
Joe Willock of Newcastle United acknowledges the fans after the full-time whistle - Newcastle United v Sheffield United, Premier League, Football, St James Park, Newcastle, UK - 19 May 2021. Copyright: Richard Lee / BPI / Shutterstock

Joe Willock: Newcastle to test Mikel Arteta’s commitment to player

Newcastle are determined to 'test Arsenal's resolve' when it comes to holding on to Joe Willock this season.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: Mikel Arteta, Manger of Arsenal FC is seen in the stands prior to the Premier League match between Everton FC and Arsenal FC at Goodison Park on December 21, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

David Ornstein confirms Edu and Arteta transfer plan submitted

David Ornstein says Mikel Arteta and Edu have already submitted their recruitment plans to the Arsenal board ahead of a key summer.
William Saliba in training with OGC Nice (Photo via Nice on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta lays out plan for William Saliba

Mikel Arteta says William Saliba is 'our player' and they'll soon take a decision on his role next season after getting the run of games he needed.
Bernd Leno Arsenal, APRIL 29, 2021 - Football / Soccer : UEFA Europa League Semi-finals 1st leg match between Villarreal CF 2-1 Arsenal FC at the Estadio de la Ceramica in Vila-Real, Spain.

2 confirmed exits on busy day for Arsenal

Although the season isn't quite over for all teams at Arsenal, things are on the move with a busy summer expected for both the men's and women's teams.
18th March 2021, Emirates Stadium, London, England UEFA Europa League Football, Arsenal versus Olympiacos - David Luiz of Arsenal Photo: Shaun Brooks

2 out, 1 back: Arsenal team news for Crystal Palace

Arsenal have two fitness issues going into the penultimate game of the Premier League season against Crystal Palace, according to Mikel Arteta.
Aston Villa's Keinan Davis left and Fulham's Tosin Adarabioyo battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham. Picture date: Sunday, April 4, 2021. Copyright: Richard Heathcote

Arsenal show interest in Fulham 23yo with release clause

Arsenal are one of the clubs to express an interest in 23-year-old Fulham defender Tosin Adarabioyo, according to reports. The Athletic report that Arsenal and...
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND: A poppy is seen on the shirt of Sander Berge of Sheffield United during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester City at Bramall Lane on October 31, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

£25m Sander Berge keen to join Arsenal if Martin Odegaard stays

Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge is keen on joining Arsenal in the summer, and they have an edge over Everton and Aston Villa.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 2020 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal 21yo winger to leave this summer

Reiss Nelson is expecting to leave Arsenal in the summer after being excluded from the matchday squad again on Sunday.
Arsenal transfer team: Mikel Arteta-Vinai-Edu People responsible for Arsenal's transfer window

Arsenal expect signings for 4 positions

Arsenal are expected to pursue two new full-backs, a centre-forward, and a central midfielder this summer, according to a report.

When will the Arsenal rebuild actually start?

Another game, another debatable team selection from Mikel Arteta. Some things might never change...
Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Willian celebrates scoring their side s third goal of the game during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday May 9, 2021. Copyright: Richard Heathcote

Arteta calls on Smith Rowe to do more as he praises Willian

Mikel Arteta has called on Emile Smith Rowe to do more while defending Willian despite the latter having a terrible season.

David Ornstein gives update on Mikel Arteta’s job

Arsenal continue to back Mikel Arteta despite the prospect of missing out on European football entirely, according to David Ornstein.

The worst decision Mikel Arteta has ever made

It was a night filled with gloom and doom for Arsenal Football Club, as they drew 0-0 with Villarreal in the second leg of their Europa League Semi-Final, losing the tie 2-1 on aggregate.
Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League - St James Park Arsenal s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang right scores their side s second goal of the game during the Premier League match at St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne. Issue date: Sunday May 2, 2021. Copyright: Stu Forster

Arteta, Emery and Aubameyang on Aubameyang

Mikel Arteta, Unai Emery, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang himself have all had their say on the club captain ahead of a crucial semi-final second leg.
William Saliba playing for OGC Nice (Photo via Football.London)

William Saliba to get Arsenal chance

William Saliba will get the chance to win his place in Mikel Arteta's Arsenal side in pre-season this summer, according to a report.
Kieran Tierney back in Arsenal training (via Arsenal)

Are Lacazette, Tierney and Luiz available to face Villarreal?

Mikel Arteta is hoping to be able to call up Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney to the squad to face Villarreal on Thursday, and he isn't ruling out David Luiz either.
Joe Willock of Newcastle United celebrates with Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce after scoring in added time to level the score at 1-1 ActionPlus David Blunsden

Joe Willock could still have Arsenal future

Newcastle United would like to keep Joe Willock but it looks like his price will be prohibitive, even if Mikel Arteta wants to sell him, which is not a certainty.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Nicolas Pepe ofArsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on February 28, 2021 in Leicester, 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 Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives his assessment of Nicolas Pepe

Nicolas Pepe is showing much greater consistency and application in his performances, according to Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.
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

Arsenal striker still not fit to start pre-Newcastle United clash

Mikel Arteta has given an update on the fitness of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, ahead of Arsenal's clash with Newcastle United this weekend.

Arteta gives positive update on Arsenal 20yo’s contract talks

Mikel Arteta has confirmed Arsenal's plans to try and extend Emile Smith Rowe's contract, and insists the player wants to stay.
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

1 out, 1 doubt: Arsenal team news for Newcastle United clash

Alexandre Lacazette is out of the trip to Newcastle United on Sunday, but Kieran Tierney is in contention for the squad.
Folarin Balogun after signing his new long-term contract with Arsenal (Photo via Balogun on Twitter)

Arsenal faced complications convincing player to extend contract

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal had to undo a 'really complicated' situation before they could convince Folarin Balogun to extend his contract.
Kieran Tierney of Arsenal FC during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 Leg 1 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy on 18 February 2021. Copyright: Giuseppe Maffia

Tierney and 3 others may make shock early return vs Villarreal

Arsenal are closing in on a surprising clean bill of health, with all their injured players apparently on the verge of a comeback.