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.

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.
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No Martinez or Ozil as Gabriel, Willian and Leno start: Arsenal lineup vs Fulham

Arsenal kick off the new Premier League campaign against Fulham on Saturday, so who who will be starting the season for Mikel Arteta?
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta is seen ahead of the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Portsmouth and Arsenal at Fratton Park stadium in Portsmouth, southern England, on March 2, 2020.

Mikel Arteta and Scott Parker discuss Fulham vs Arsenal

Mikel Arteta and Scott Parker both spoke to the media ahead of Arsenal's trip to Fulham in their Premier League opener this weekend.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (L) reacts with Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on January 21, 2020. - The match ended in a draw at 2-2. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / 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 BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

He’s really happy here: Alexandre Lacazette to stay at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta believes Alexandre Lacazette is 'happy' at Arsenal and wants to remain at the club.
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.

Arsenal give Mikel Arteta a promotion and restore sense

Arsenal have renamed Mikel Arteta's 'first-team manager' meaning we can all stop saying 'head coach' which is no name for the role at Arsenal

Arsenal decide to keep 24-year-old despite heavy exit speculation

Rob Holding will stay at Arsenal this season, with Mikel Arteta turning down the option of a loan move to Newcastle United for the player.
MUNICH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 21: Philippe Coutinho of Bayern Muenchen looks on during the Bundesliga match between FC Bayern Muenchen and SC Paderborn 07 at Allianz Arena on February 21, 2020 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Do Arsenal need a playmaker?

If Arsenal are to return to the top four and challenge for Premier League glory, they will need to find a way to balance defence with attack.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal makes a save from Sadio Mane of Liverpool during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

Emery's Villarreal planning bid for Arsenal star if Arteta can't convince him to stay

Unai Emery and Villarreal are planning a move for Emi Martinez if Mikel Arteta doesn't make the goalkeeper first choice this season.

3 Arsenal offers and an Arteta phonecall: Why Dani Ceballos said yes

Dani Ceballos is an Arsenal player for another season after 3 offers from Arsenal and Arteta's personal touch convinced him and Real Madrid
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Arsenal celebrate with the Community Shield Trophy following his team's victory in during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

Another Auba goal but 1 player outshone everyone: Arsenal Player Ratings vs Liverpool

Arsenal won the Community Shield for the 16th time on Saturday, edging out Liverpool on penalties at Wembley Stadium.
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during the friendly test match Liverpool v FC Salzburg in Salzburg, Austria on August 25 2020. (Photo by BARBARA GINDL / APA / AFP)

Martin Keown gives Jurgen Klopp advice

Martin Keown passed on some advice to Jurgen Klopp and, following another defeat at Mikel Arteta's hands, the German might be interested to know about Arsene Wenger's flipchart.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 29: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal scores his team's first goal during the FA Community Shield final between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on August 29, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Tallis/ pool via Getty Images)

Ainsley Maitland-Niles answers Arteta’s challenge but is it too late?

Ainsley Maitland-Niles was challenged by Mikel Arteta to work hardto win his place back and now he has, is the club going to sell him anyway?
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lifts the trophy after winning the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 5-4 in a penalty shootout after drawing 1-1 in normal time. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE / POOL / AFP)

Work to do: Arteta confident and Aubameyang excited to be at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta is confident Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants to stay at Arsenal and Aubameyang is excited to be an Arsenal player
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang lifts the trophy after winning the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 5-4 in a penalty shootout after drawing 1-1 in normal time. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta beats Jurgen Klopp again and wins another trophy

Arsenal beat Liverpool on penalties to win the 2020 Community Shield at Wembley making it 2 in 2 for Mikel Arteta.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 15: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal warms up ahead of the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on July 15, 2020 in London, England.(Photo by Paul Childs/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal prepared to sell FA Cup final starter for £20m

Arsenal are preparing to sell Emi Martinez this summer for a suitable offer, with Bernd Leno still the club's first choice, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Jose Mourinho, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur shakes hands with Demarai Gray of Leicester City after the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 19, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

8 years later, Jose Mourinho finally understands Arsene Wenger’s point

Jose Mourinho led Tottenham to another trophyless-season when fourth place was worth something according to him. Remember when it wasn't?
Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) after scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 16, 2020. - Arsenal won the game 4-0. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP)

Alexandre Lacazette unhappy with Arteta plans, wants Atletico Madrid move

The Daily Star believe that Alexandre Lacazette is unhappy with Mikel Arteta's plans to build his team around his very good friend, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and is half way to Atletico Madrid in a huff.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal FC celebrates scoring his sides first goal with teammates during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg match between Arsenal FC and Olympiacos FC at Emirates Stadium on February 27, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

How much will Arsenal earn from the Europa League?

Arsenal only made the last-32 of the Europa League last season but the money they earned emphases its importance, especially if they can go further in 2020/21.
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Arsenal announce 4 deals but still no Gabriel

Arsenal announced four different deals on Monday but we're still waiting for official confirmation of Gabriel Magalhaes' €30m move to the club. All the juicy...
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Watford at the Emirates Stadium in London on July 26, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

4 players Arteta seems to want but Arsenal don’t

Over the last few weeks became clear that the final say on what players come and go at Arsenal did not rest with Mikel Arteta but with Raul Sanllehi and Edu above him, but now Sanllehi has gone, will things change?

Mikel Arteta wants Dennis Bergkamp who wants return

Mikel Arteta reportedly wants Dennis Bergkamp to join his coaching staff after Freddie Ljungberg's departure.
Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes of Losc Lille during the during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Valencia CF and Losc Lille at Estadio de Mestalla on November 5, 2019 in Valencia, Spain (Photo by Maria Jose Segovia/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal weekend roundup: Gabriel deal nearly done, Dennis Bergkamp wanted

This weekend saw Arsenal agree a deal with Gabriel, Ljungberg leave, Georgson arrive, Bergkamp rumoured, plus updates on Thiago, Salah & more
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang holds 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)

Mikel Arteta will choose strong team

Arsenal face Liverpool in the Community Shield this weekend, with next to no time for Mikel Arteta's side to prepare after their holiday.
Andreas Georgson via his Twitter account

Andreas Georgson to join Arsenal as Ljungberg leaves

Mikel Arteta has already begun talks with Andreas Georgson about joining his backroom staff after Freddie Ljungberg left Arsenal and he could already be at the club.
Monaco's Portuguese forward Gelson Martins (L) fights for the ball with Lille's Brazilian defender Gabriel dos Santos Magalhaes (R) during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco (ASM) and Lille OSC (LOSC) at the "Louis II" stadium in Monaco, on December 21, 2019. (Photo by VALERY HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Here's why Gabriel turned down more money from Manchester United for Arsenal

Manchester United made Gabriel Magalhaes a more lucrative financial offer to join them, but the player preferred to join Mikel Arteta's project.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on July 07, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Dani Ceballos: If I had to choose Arsenal again…

Dani Ceballos says he'd choose Arsenal again if he had to, despite all the complications of the campaign, admitting he's happy at the club.

Mikel Arteta on Arsenal’s 19/20 season

Mikel Arteta looks back at Arsenal's 19/20 campaign, sharing his thoughts on the experience, what he learned and his hopes for the future.
Atletico Madrid's Ghanaian midfielder Thomas Partey (L) celebrates with Atletico Madrid's Argentine forward Angel Correa after scoring during the Spanish league football match between Valencia CF and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on February 14, 2020. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

Arsenal sign another freebie as Aubameyang deal done: Arsenal news & gossip roundup

Pretty much every Arsenal news and gossip update you need all in one place right here and just updated
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal is seen with a Always Forward on their back during the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Emi Martinez confirms interest from 10 clubs but will stay on 1 condition

Emi Martinez would like to stay with Arsenal but he has plenty of interest from elsewhere and has one demand the club need to meet.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 01: Reiss Nelson of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Norwich City at Emirates Stadium on July 01, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Reiss Nelson becomes number one target for Champions League side

Besiktas have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Reiss Nelson according to media in Turkey with their board making him their top priority.

Mikel Arteta gives numerous reasons why Willian ‘suits us’

Mikel Arteta talks to Arsenal.com to explain what Willian will add to the Arsenal squad both on and off the pitch.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Willian of Chelsea walks out ahead of a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match against Bayern Munich at Chelsea Training Ground on February 24, 2020 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Official: Willian joins Arteta’s Arsenal revolution

Arsenal have convinced Willian to reject all offers thrown at him and signed the Brazilian forward on a three-year deal.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 16: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal on the bench during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Arsenal FC at St Mary's Stadium on December 16, 2018 in Southampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil sends clear message to Arsenal fans

Mesut Ozil rarely speaks publicly so, when he does, his words tend to hit home that little bit harder and his latest interview, given to The Athletic, was no exception.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arteta blow as Real Madrid want to keep Dani Ceballos

Arsenal seemed on track to secure another season of Dani Ceballos on loan but it's now being reported that Real Madrid want to keep the player for next season, but do they really?