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.

Ozil with Fenerbahce scarf via Msut Ozil Twitter

Mikel Arteta admits what he thinks of Mesut Özil

Mikel Arteta has praised Mesut Özil's quality and 'big history' with Arsenal, as the 32-year-old prepares to leave for Fenerbahce.
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.

14 Arsene Wenger-era players remain at Arsenal

It has been quite the clearout and with Arsenal set to let Mesut Ozil leave for nothing, just who is left from Arsene Wenger's time at the club?
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta gestures during the UEFA Europa League 1st round day 2 Group B football match between Arsenal and Dundalk at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 29, 2020. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives his stance on potential football break

Mikel Arteta thinks it's better for football to continue at the moment, rather than taking a break as suggested in some recent proposals.
Arsene Wenger, Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil’s exit signals end of era

Mesut Ozil arrived at Arsenal, heralding a new era, but has he turned out to be the last remnants of the old one?
Arsenal's Thomas Partey during the UEFA Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: 5th November 2020. Photo: David Klein / Sportimage

Mikel Arteta: Thomas Partey’s return ‘brings something different to the team’

Mikel Arteta thinks having Thomas Partey back will be a big bonus for the team, particularly for the impact he has on those around him.
LUTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 21: (L-R) Sead Kolasinac and Shkodran Mustafi of Arsenal at Luton Airport on October 21, 2020 in Luton, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta disappoints fans: His future right now is here

Mikel Arteta is strongly suggesting Shkodran Mustafi isn't on the way out this month, with the defender likely to see out his Arsenal contract.
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)

25yo Arsenal star explains why he wanted to leave in the summer

Rob Holding has explained why he initially wanted to leave Arsenal on loan this summer before Mikel Arteta convinced him to stay.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on January 2, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / 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 RUI VIEIRA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta explains what he’s going to do about Willian

Mikel Arteta has said that he will keep persisting with Willian despite the Brazilian enduring the wrath of Arsenal fans with his performances.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal congratulates Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal following their sides victory in the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on January 09, 2021 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta ‘gutted’ over Martinelli injury

Gabriel Martinelli picked up what seems to be a serious ankle injury in the warm up ahead of Arsenal's 2-0 win over Newcastle United.
Thomas Partey in training with Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

Arteta gives update on Thomas Partey pre-Crystal Palace clash

Mikel Arteta has given a positive update on Thomas Partey's fitness status ahead of Arsenal's clash with Crystal Palace on Thursday.
Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal Premier League Arsenal s Rob Holding during the Premier League match at the American Express Community Stadium, Brighton and Hove Copyright: Daniel Hambury

New deal expected for Arsenal 25-year-old amid Arteta praise

Rob Holding is expected to sign a new long-term deal with Arsenal before the end of the season, with Mikel Arteta impressed by the defender's progress.
Omar Rekik signing for Arsenal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Shirt number confirmed as Arsenal announce new signing

Hertha BSC defender Omar Rekik has now officially signed for Arsenal, after joining training with the Arsenal u23s on Wednesday.
Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal - Premier League - AMEX Stadium Arsenal s Alexandre Lacazette Copyright: Markx Pain

Mikel Arteta gives update on Alexandre Lacazette contract situation

Mikel Arteta is enjoying Alexandre Lacazette's performances at the moment, but there are no plans to talk about his contract until the summer.
Mikel Arteta File Photo File photo dated 08-11-2020 of Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta.Copyright: Andy Rain

Mikel Arteta laughs about Kieran Tierney

Mikel Arteta couldn't stop himself from laughing after Arsenal's win over West Brom when he was asked about Kieran Tierney
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JUNE 28: Isco of Real Madrid CF runs with the ball during the Liga match between RCD Espanyol and Real Madrid CF at RCDE Stadium on June 28, 2020 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Smith Rowe form hinders Arsenal pursuit of Real Madrid star

Mikel Arteta's interest in a loan deal for Isco in January is fading with Emile Smith Rowe's emergence, according to a report.
Carlos Soler of Valencia CF celebrates a goal during the La Liga Santander mach between Valencia and Real Madrid at Estadio de Mestalla on November 8, 2020 in Valencia, Spain. Copyright: Maria Jose Segovia

Arsenal interested in 24-year-old La Liga midfielder

Mikel Arteta's Arsenal are interested in 24-year-old Valencia midfielder Carlos Soler, reigniting a previous pursuit of the player.
Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal - Premier League - AMEX Stadium Arsenal's Emile Smith Rowe. Copyright: Mark Pain

Mikel Arteta explains why Emile Smith Rowe wasn’t involved sooner

Mikel Arteta says Emile Smith Rowe is a player he really likes, and the youngster was only missing out before due to his injury problems.
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)

Mikel Arteta finally explains what’s happening with Reiss Nelson

Speaking in his press conference on Thursday, Mikel Arteta finally explained why Reiss Nelson has been absent from Arsenal squads recently.
Brighton and Hove Albion v Arsenal - Premier League - AMEX Stadium Arsenal s Alexandre Lacazette Copyright: Markx Pain

Alexandre Lacazette on Mikel Arteta’s tactics

Alexandre Lacazette has praised Mikel Arteta's tactics' change that sees him play a more modern number nine role.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal receives medical treatment during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal at American Express Community Stadium on December 29, 2020 in Brighton, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)

Arteta and Arsenal provide Saka updates for West Brom clash

Mikel Arteta is confident Bukayo Saka will be okay to face West Bromwich Albion, with the Arsenal website ruling him available after his knock.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on December 29, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

Bukayo Saka caution urged

After Bukayo Saka played a key role in Arsenal's win over Brighton on Tuesday, Mikel Arteta urged caution in our expectations for the youngster.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Emile Smith Rowe, Alexandre Lacazette, and Hector Bellerin after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Andrew Boyers - Pool/Getty Images)

Doubts? Mikel Arteta on Arsenal relying on youngsters

Mikel Arteta thinks Arsenal's young players have proven he can rely on them, after a strong performance against Chelsea on Saturday.
Arsenal's Thomas Partey during the UEFA Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: 5th November 2020. Photo: David Klein / Sportimage

Arteta provides updates on Gabriel, Luiz, Willian & Partey

Mikel Arteta provided updates on Gabriel Magalhaes, David Luiz, Willian, and Thomas Partey after Arsenal's win over Chelsea on Saturday.
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)

Arsenal 25-year-old names what’s missing from Arteta’s masterplan

Rob Holding believes Mikel Arteta's tactical preparation for matches is better than anything he's experienced, but they're missing the execution.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 22: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal is helped off as he replaced due to injury during the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on December 22, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Gabriel Martinelli injury update: Martinelli & Arteta provide details

Gabriel Martinelli started for Arsenal against Manchester City but the forward had to be taken off with what seemed to be an ankle problem.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on December 6, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / POOL / AFP)

Arteta confirms Arsenal’s January transfer plans are in place

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal have already completed their planning for the January and summer transfer windows, it's just about executing it now.
Daily Cannon Arsenal Podcast

Episode 268: Everton continue Arsenal’s blues but what about long term?

On this week's Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is joined by Anita to review more of the same at Goodison Park, and look for any points of progress.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal looks dejected following his team's defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

It’s ‘not fair’ to Gabriel Martinelli says Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta wants fans and pundits to manage their expectations when it comes to Gabriel Martinelli, despite the youngster's quality.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Jon Super - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal will back Arteta with January funds for this position

Arsenal are planning to back Mikel Arteta with funds in the January transfer window, prioritising a creative midfield acquisition.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal looks dejected following his team's defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s dressing room called ‘toxic’

Arsenal's dressing room is reportedly 'toxic' with more reports of unhappiness behind the scenes, but there's more (or less) to this than meets the eye.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal looks on 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 Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal star ruled out of Manchester City clash ahead of 2nd scan

Mikel Arteta says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang needs to have a second scan on his injury, ruling him out against Manchester City, but he's improving in recent days.

Former Arsenal captain wants Arteta replaced with worse manager

William Gallas thinks Arsenal should sack Mikel Arteta and hire Patrick Vieira who has just been sacked himself.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on December 19, 2020. (Photo by Jon Super / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta tries to explain why Arsenal are losing so much

Mikel Arteta believes now is not the time for Arsenal to feel sorry for themselves as they face up to life following yet another defeat.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal whilst wearing a rainbow coloured captain's armband in support of the Stonewall Rainbow Laces campaign during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on December 06, 2020 in London, England. A limited number of fans are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: When will he be fit?

Speaking after Arsenal's latest defeat, Mikel Arteta gave a vague update about when Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will return from his injury.
LONDON, ENGLAND: David Luiz of Arsenal is embraced by Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal as he is substituted off following an injury during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta speaks after Arsenal player fall-out reports

Mikel Arteta only had praise for David Luiz and what he brings to the team on Friday, despite reports of a fallout between the two.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 18, 2020. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

Gabriel Martinelli missing for u23s as Arteta admits Arsenal missed him

Gabriel Martinelli is set for another start with the Arsenal u23s tonight, as he closes in on a long-awaited first-team comeback.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on December 6, 2020. (Photo by Glyn KIRK / POOL / AFP)

Arteta confirms pre-Everton fitness doubts but won’t reveal details

Mikel Arteta is staying tight-lipped on a few fitness doubts in his squad ahead of Arsenal's trip to Everton this weekend.

Mikel Arteta doesn’t understand the logic of 10 Premier League clubs

After the Premier League clubs once again voted down a motion to increase the number of substitutions allowed per game, Mikel Arteta was left frustrated.

Mikel Arteta adopts Arsene Wenger’s fatal flaw

If Mikel Arteta wants to turn things around at Arsenal, he needs to let go of something he has obviously picked up from Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal fans’ delight as club open to selling Granit Xhaka…or are they?

Arsenal are open to offers for Granit Xhaka, despite his regular appearances for the club in 2020, according to a report.