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.

Coventry City v Boreham Wood FC - The Emirates FA Cup Second Round

Arsenal FA Cup draw disappoints Boreham Wood boss

Boreham Wood boss Luke Garrard was hoping to draw Arsenal in the next round of the FA Cup but was left disappointed as the Gunners were drawn away to Oxford United.
England's Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 21, 2022. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

5 to renew, 3 to expire? Arsenal contracts

Arsenal are trying to tie down a number of players to new deals, but some of the players they are not offering contracts to is quite telling.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal at Selhurst Park in south London on August 5, 2022. - Arsenal won the game 2-0. - (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

World Cup coach admits he loves Mikel Arteta

Spain head coach Luis Enrique has admitted he loves Mikel Arteta, after seeing the Arsenal coach in the All or Nothing documentary.
France's players gather during team's captain's run on the eve of the autumn international rugby union test match between France and Japan at Stadium de Toulouse, south-western France, on November 19, 2022. (Photo by LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta goes to Florida as Arsenal send 2 coaches to France rugby team

Two coaches from Arsenal have been out with the France rugby side as part of an initiative to learn from other sports but Mikel Arteta did not join them as he was in Florida on 'another subject'.
Sadd's midfielder Santi Cazorla looks on during the AFC Champions League group E match between Qatar's al-Sadd and Jordan's al-Wehdat at Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium in Saudi Arabia's Dammam on April 15, 2022. (Photo by YOUSEF DOUBISI/AFP via Getty Images)

Santi Cazorla to speak with Arsenal about return

Santi Cazorla wants to come back to Arsenal in a coaching capacity and says he wanted to stay at the club after the injury that almost ended his career.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Mikel Arteta speaks to William Saliba of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on October 09, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

2 more Arsenal players feature in Premier League Team of the Season so far

Alan Shearer has named a couple of Arsenal players in his Premier League Team of the Season so far, as well as picking Mikel Arteta as manager.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 06: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal holds off Marc Cucurella of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on November 06, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arteta calls on referees and Saka’s teammates to help him out

Mikel Arteta believes the referees have a duty to deal with fouls on Bukayo Saka, but the winger's teammates can also help him out.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives players World Cup injury advice

Mikel Arteta has been speaking to the press ahead of Arsenal's last game before the World Cup and was asked about players being worried about getting injured before the tournament.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal reacts as Aleksandar Mitrovic of Fulham (not pictured) scores their side's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Fulham FC at Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2022. (Photo by Eddie Keogh/Getty Images)

How the Arsenal squad reacted to Gabriel’s World Cup absence

Mikel Arteta says the Arsenal squad have helped to support Gabriel Magalhaes after he missed out on the Brazil squad for the World Cup.
Brighton's Japanese midfielder Kaoru Mitoma (R) scores his team's second goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Arsenal and Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium, in London on November 9, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta defends 2 under fire players after Brighton defeat

Arsenal crashed out of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night as they lost 3-1 to Brighton at home and after the game, Mikel Arteta was keen to defend a few of his players who came in for criticism.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match between Arsenal and Bodoe/Glimt at The Arsenal Stadium in London, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal set to name competitive team for Brighton cup clash

Mikel Arteta insists he's going to pick a competitive Arsenal team to face Brighton on Wednesday, taking the competition seriously.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on November 6, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal “made it look easy” beating Chelsea says pundit

Rio Ferdinand hailed Arsenal after they beat Chelsea saying they "made it look as easy as you can make it."
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny (R) at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on November 1, 2020. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Mohamed Elneny shares squad reaction to Aubameyang punishment

Mohamed Elneny believes Arsenal have offloaded the big egos from their squad, admitting Mikel Arteta's treatment of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang sent them a message.
Chelsea's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang waves to supporters as celebrates at the end of the UEFA Champions League Group E football match between Chelsea and AC Milan at Stamford Bridge in London on October 5, 2022. - Chelsea won 3 - 0 against AC Milan. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang feels he has personal score to settle with Arteta

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has a personal vendetta against Mikel Arteta, according to Chelsea journalist Matt Law.

Graham Potter praises Arsenal model ahead of Chelsea clash

Graham Potter has praised the Arsenal model and their decision to stand by Mikel Arteta, insisting it's how the Gunners got to the top.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta celebrates after the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on October 16, 2022. - Arsenal won the game 1-0. (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta nominated for Manager of the Month

Mikel Arteta is one of three nominated for the Premier League Manager of the Month award in October, having kept Arsenal at the top of the league.

Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona

Mikel Arteta says he's happy and proud to be where he is at Arsenal, amid recent media links to FC Barcelona.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal reacts while leaving the pitch injured during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Zürich at Emirates Stadium on November 03, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Takehiro Tomiyasu injury update

Takehiro Tomiyasu lasted just 15 minutes against FC Zurich on Thursday evening, so what's the news on the defender's latest problem?
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal tackles Fabian Rohner of FC Zurich during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and FC Zürich at Emirates Stadium on November 03, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arteta: He had an amazing recovery

Mikel Arteta hailed Mohamed Elneny as the midfielder returned from injury a month ahead of schedule to help Arsenal seal top spot in their Europa League group with a 1-0 win over FC Zurich on Thursday night.

Arsenal looking to sign another level of player in January

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal want to target another level of player in January, but it will depend on whether such a player is available.
CADIZ, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 10: Hector Bellerin of Barcelona arrives at the stadium prior to the LaLiga Santander match between Cadiz CF and FC Barcelona at Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla on September 10, 2022 in Cadiz, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Former Gunner praises Arsenal for trusting in Arteta’s process

Hector Bellerin believes it was important for Arsenal to show patience in Mikel Arteta's project for the Gunners to succeed.
Arsenal's English midfielder Reiss Nelson (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (R) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 30, 2022.(Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal no to 3 clubs who wanted 22yo

More than three clubs wanted to sign Reiss Nelson on loan over the summer, but Arsenal turned down the offers so they could keep him instead.
Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka speaks to Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus (R) as he is treated by a member of the medical staff after picking up an injury during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Nottingham Forest at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 30, 2022. (Photo by IAN KINGTON/AFP via Getty Images)

Positive update on Bukayo Saka injury ahead of Chelsea clash

Bukayo Saka could feature against Chelsea on Sunday amid initial optimism that his ankle injury is nothing too serious.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Jordan Henderson of Liverpool speaks with Gabriel of Arsenal as Manager of Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp look on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on October 09, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal Liverpool FA investigation update

The FA have announced that they will take no action following a report by officials that a Liverpool player possibly said something offensive during their recent Premier League game at the Emirates.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Why Chelsea’s win puts Arsenal under pressure against PSV

Chelsea turned up the pressure on Arsenal's game on Thursday with a win over RB Salzburg in the Champions League.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Matteo Guendouzi of Marseille reacts during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympique Marseille at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 07, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Guendouzi explains why he had to leave Arsenal

Matteo Guendouzi has given an interview in France in which he explains why he left Arsenal.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus reacts as he sits on the bench during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match between Arsenal and Bodoe/Glimt at The Arsenal Stadium in London, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images)

Gabriel Jesus calls on Arsenal to step up a level

Gabriel Jesus has admitted his disappointment at his recent lack of goals and demanded of himself and the team that they raise their level.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts after the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at Friends Provident St. Mary's Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Arteta refuses to blame dreadful refereeing for dropped points

Mikel Arteta refused to blame the referees for his side's dropped points against Southampton on Sunday, despite a truly awful officiating display.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts after the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at Friends Provident St. Mary's Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Arsenal drop points at Southampton, world doesn’t end

Arsenal’s winning run came to an end against Southampton but the sky didn’t come crashing in and the world didn’t explode.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta speaks on Arsenal’s plans for the World Cup break

Mikel Arteta has confirmed Arsenal have a few plans for the World Cup break, but he wouldn't confirm specifics amid growing rumours in the media.

Saka concern for journalists with World Cup approaching

As the World Cup closes in, the English press have become very concerned with the amount of football Bukayo Saka is playing for the club that pays his wages.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 19: Ainsley Maitland-Niles of Southampton confronts Chris Mepham of AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton FC at Vitality Stadium on October 19, 2022 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

“Focus” Arteta tells 25yo loanee “We need him to play

Mikel Arteta has urged Ainsley Maitland-Niles to 'focus' more on the present if the 25-year-old wants to have a future.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta: “He deserved that”

Mikel Arteta hailed Granit Xhaka after Arsenal sealed qualification for the knock-out rounds of the Europa League as the Swiss midfielder's transformation continues.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal during the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

More goals will come: Arteta happy to qualify but job not done

Arsenal stretched their winning run to eight when they beat Ruud van Nistelrooy's PSV Eindhoven on Thursday night in their rearranged Europa League game.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: A steward raises a seat as fans clash following the UEFA Europa League group A match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on October 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Crowd trouble after Arsenal match as PSV fans aim a flare

Some PSV fans seemed to take losing to Arsenal in the Europa League quite badly with reports of seats being ripped out and images of a flare that was reportedly aimed at Arsenal supporters.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 07: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal embraces Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on November 07, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Rafa Benitez makes inside claim about Arteta and Aubameyang

Rafa Benitez claims Mikel Arteta tried to support Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Arsenal for as long as possible, before the striker's eventual departure.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match between Arsenal and Bodoe/Glimt at The Arsenal Stadium in London, on October 6, 2022. (Photo by Daniel LEAL / AFP) (Photo by DANIEL LEAL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arteta into PPG Premier League managers Top 10 above 2 Spurs managers

Arsenal's win at Leeds at Elland Road on Sunday meant that Arsenal stretched their lead at the top of the table to four points but it was a result that also brought up a couple of other milestones.
LEEDS, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 16: Referee Chris Kavanagh checks the VAR screen before giving a penalty to Leeds United during the Premier League match between Leeds United and Arsenal FC at Elland Road on October 16, 2022 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta ultimately thankful for lengthy Leeds-Arsenal delay

Mikel Arteta has admitted his side were ultimately thankful for the long delay to Sunday's match, as they needed VAR to overturn a late penalty.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta celebrates after the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on October 16, 2022. - Arsenal won the game 1-0. (Photo by LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP via Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives honest assessment after Arsenal’s tough win at Leeds

Mikel Arteta was impressed with Arsenal in the first half against Leeds but wasn't best pleased with what he saw from his side in the second half of the match at Elland Road.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on August 28, 2021. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

“They’re playing really, really, really good football” De Bruyne on Arteta and Arsenal

Kevin de Bruyne knows Mikel Arteta well and he is delighted to see how well it is going for his former coach with Arsenal, but also hopes that the Gunners will not be good enough for City this year.