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.

Martinelli to start: How Arsenal could line up vs Manchester United

Travelling to Old Trafford for a big game against Manchester United, let's take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup for Thursday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrate after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arteta sends message to Aubameyang and Lacazette

Mikel Arteta has admitted Arsenal's key players need to be contributing more on the goalscoring front, but it's not just them.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: Nicolas Pepe of Arsenal reacts during the Carabao Cup Second Round between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on August 25, 2021 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Nicolas Pepe Arsenal future not up for discussion

This month has seen a host of rumours surrounding Nicolas Pepe's Arsenal future with the January transfer window fast approaching and his minutes in the first team diminishing.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Joe Willock of Newcastle United warms up prior to the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at Molineux on October 02, 2021 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arteta expects big fan reception for Joe Willock’s return

Mikel Arteta is expecting a big reception for Joe Willock when the midfielder returns to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal this weekend.
Granit Xhaka after suffering an injury (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arteta fuels speculation on Granit Xhaka’s injury return

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has added to the growing speculation that Granit Xhaka could return to fitness sooner than expected.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal looks on during the warm up prior to the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta wants midfielder to stay in January

New reports support the recent claim made by Mohamed Elneny's father that Mikel Arteta wants to hold onto him until the end of the season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal gives instructions during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal 29yo’s father confirms Arteta wants him to stay

Mohamed Elneny's father says Mikel Arteta wants his son to stay at Arsenal until the end of the season, as he might need him.
Brentford v Arsenal 13 August 2021, London - Premier League Football - Brentford v Arsenal - Pablo Mari of Arsenal pulls a face as he wipes sweat from his forehead - Photo: Charlotte Wilson / Offside. London UK

Forgotten Arsenal duo haven’t made league squad in 2 months

When Mikel Arteta named his Premier League squad to travel to Anfield on Saturday, he made it over two months without selecting Calum Chambers or Pablo Mari.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks dejected following their side's defeat in the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on November 20, 2021 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

How Liverpool exploited Arsenal’s youngsters & how they can fix it

Arsenal gave Liverpool a better run for their money than we have seen from them at Anfield in recent years but Liverpool preyed on psychological weaknesses to tear Arsenal apart in the second half. The good news is, these can be fixed.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal gestures to Juergen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield on November 20, 2021 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp explains bust-up with Mikel Arteta

Jurgen Klopp has explained why he and Mikel Arteta ended up in an altercation during Saturday's match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal looks on during the warm up prior to the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder’s wages will cause problem for player at end of contract

Galatasaray are stepping up their move for Mohamed Elneny, though his wage demands could prove problematic for the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal goes down with cramp during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Arteta discusses Alexandre Lacazette’s contract: There is so much stuff

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal won't be discussing Alexandre Lacazette's contract until the end of the season, even though that's when it expires.
Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey 5 during the Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor, Burnley, England on 18 September 2021. Burnley Turf Moor Lancashire England Copyright: Simon Davies

Partey & Tierney in: How Arsenal could line up vs Liverpool

First thing after the international break we're heading to Anfield, so let's take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup to face Liverpool.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal reacts as he goes off after being substituted during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Partey and Aubameyang injury updates for Liverpool clash

Mikel Arteta says Thomas Partey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang both still need to be assessed to see if they can feature in the Liverpool match.
London, England, 1st August 2021. Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage SPI-1111-0117

Arsenal striker informs club he wants to leave

Eddie Nketiah has informed Arsenal he wants to leave the club, despite Mikel Arteta pushing for him to stay.
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)

Arsenal ready to sell Nicolas Pepe to fund replacement

Arsenal are reportedly open to selling Nicolas Pepe in order to raise funds for other players.
Folarin Balogun of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium, London, England on 22 August 2021. Copyright: Vince Mignott

Arsenal striker admits he’s ready for new challenge

Arsenal and England u21 striker Folarin Balogun believes he's ready for a new challenge, he just doesn't know what that is just yet.
Essential Arsenal news Premier League Burnley v Arsenal Thomas Partey 5 of Arsenal in action during the game Burnley Turf Moor Lancashire United Kingdom Copyright: Simon Whitehead/News Images

Partey, Flores, Azeez, more: Essential Arsenal news today

Here's a roundup of the most essential Arsenal news today, interesting snippets and relevant football news from the day.
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.

Mikel Arteta wants Arsene Wenger to return to Arsenal

Mikel Arteta wants Arsene Wenger to play more of a role at Arsenal, arguing it would benefit everyone at the club to have him around.
Mat Ryan with Real Sociedad (Photo via Ryan on Instagram)

Goalkeeper explains why he didn't stay at Arsenal

Mat Ryan has revealed how things went down with Arsenal over the summer, and why he ended up not re-joining the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 07: Nuno Tavares of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Watford at Emirates Stadium on November 07, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta with player dilemma ahead of Liverpool game

Kieran Tierney was fit again this weekend but Mikel Arteta stuck with Nuno Tavares and after the match wouldn't be drawn on who his preferred player is for that position.
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.

Is Arteta really better than Wenger over 100 games?

Mikel Arteta took charge of his 100th match against Watford and, in true Arsenal style, grabbed a 1-0 win, but are his stats really better than Arsene Wenger as claimed?
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace still want Arsenal forward as contract expires

Crystal Palace and Patrick Vieira are still interested in signing Eddie Nketiah according to reports this week.
Manchester, England, 28th August 2021. Kieran Tierney of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture credit: Darren Staples / Sportimage

Arteta gives injury update after Tierney spotted in training

Kieran Tierney has returned to training with Arsenal over the last few days, but he's still not in full squad sessions just yet.
Miguel Molina speaking to Kieran Tierney in training with Arsenal (Photo via Molina on Twitter)

Arteta assistant coach insists Arsenal must maintain Wenger’s identity

Miguel Molina insists that Arsenal must maintain the identity that Arsene Wenger helped to create, even if that's with some adjustments.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 30: Emile Smith Rowe celebrates with teammate Nuno Tavares of Arsenal after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on October 30, 2021 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Incredible stat emphasises the youth of Arteta’s Arsenal

Arsenal's recent turnaround in form is all the more impressive when put into context of just how young their Premier League side is.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 30: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after his sides victory in the Premier League match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on October 30, 2021 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Aaron Ramsdale: If you get there, you get there

Aaron Ramsdale was pretty much the only thing anyone was talking about after Arsenal beat Leicester on Saturday, so how did the best keeper on the planet see his own performance?
Formula 1 2021: British GP SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 18: Alexandre Lacazette during the British GP at Silverstone Circuit on Sunday July 18, 2021 in Northamptonshire, United Kingdom. (Photo by Zak Mauger LAT Images)

Alexandre Lacazette makes Arsenal decision

Alexandre Lacazette has 'fully decided' to leave Arsenal with Atletico Madrid his preferred destination.
william saliba marseille training

Mikel Arteta outlines the plan for William Saliba

Mikel Arteta says Edu and Ben Knapper were watching William Saliba in Paris last week, and they'll make a decision on his future next summer.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Areta: Aubameyang needs to lead in every sense

Mikel Arteta has been praising Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's change of attitude and role at the club this season which is producing results on the pitch.
Manchester, England, 28th August 2021. Kieran Tierney of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture credit: Darren Staples / Sportimage

Mikel Arteta gives injury updates on Tierney, White, and more

Mikel Arteta says Arsenal are facing a few injury concerns following the League Cup clash with Leeds United on Tuesday.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta genuinely keen for goalscorer to stay despite expiring contract

Arsenal tried to sell Eddie Nketiah during the summer and his contract expires next season but Mikel Arteta is keen for the goalscorer to stay at the club.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Ben White of Arsenal reacts as he leaves the pitch after being injured during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Ben White, Martin Odegaard & Kieran Tierney fitness updates

Ben White was taken off in the 55th minute against Leeds United so is the defender likely to face Leicester at the weekend and will Martin Odegaard and Kieran Tierney be back?
BURNLEY, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18: Nuno Tavares of Arsenal arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor on September 18, 2021 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta names 4 things he likes about Nuno Tavares

Last season, when Arsenal were without Kieran Tierney, a world of problems followed but this season, the arrival of Nuno Tavares has made a massive difference.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Emirates Stadium on October 18, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta says it's clicked with Aubameyang what he needs to do

Mikel Arteta has been praising Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who looks like a player reborn this season.
Manchester City v Arsenal - Premier League - Etihad Stadium Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on the touchline during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date: Saturday August 28, Copyright: Nick Potts

Pep Guardiola gives his assessment of Arsenal & the Premier League

Pep Guardiola thinks Arsenal will be up there this season, as the team grow under his former assistant Mikel Arteta.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Nuno Tavares of Arsenal during the Pre Season Friendly between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on August 1, 2021. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta assesses Arsenal 21yo's full Premier League debut

Mikel Arteta was really impressed with Nuno Tavares on the full-back's full Premier League debut, praising the 21-year-old's courage.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal celebrates at the end of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Started in dressing room after Palace: Arteta explains Arsenal win over Villa

Mikel Arteta said that Arsenal 'showed the level they they can play' after they beat Aston Villa on Friday night and highlighted the dressing room's mood after the draw against Palace as a catalyst.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal celebrate after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

What tactics Arteta changed to demolish Aston Villa

Join Stephen Bradley as he analyses Arsenal's hugely encouraging 3-1 win over Aston Villa in the Premier League.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta makes surprise Emile Smith Rowe admission

Emile Smith Rowe wasn't fully fit for the Crystal Palace game on Monday night, but went on to make two 90-minute appearances in the next five days.