Tag: Pep Guardiola

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal FC at Molineux on April 20, 2024 in Wolverhampton, England.(Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta credited with helping to improve England

Serbia forward Dusan Tadic believes Mikel Arteta and Pep Guardiola deserve some credit for England's improvement as a national team.
Mikel Arteta receiving his award at the Globe Soccer Awards from Cesc Fabregas (Photo via Globe Soccer Awards on Twitter)

Mikel Arteta set for massive pay rise in new Arsenal deal

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is set for a significant pay rise in a new contract, potentially placing him among the highest-paid Premier League managers.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 31: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City, reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on March 31, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images) (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Manchester City fear Pep Guardiola will leave

Manchester City fear that Pep Guardiola will leave the club next summer, with his contract set to expire in 2025.
CADIZ, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 09: Hector Bellerin of Real Betis Balompie arrives to the stadium prior to the LaLiga EA Sports match between Cadiz CF and Real Betis at Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla on February 09, 2024 in Cadiz, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Former Arsenal fan favourite receives surprising international call-up

Former Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has been surprisingly called up to represent Catalonia in an upcoming international friendly against Panama.
Arsenal's English midfielder #41 Declan Rice celebrates scoring the team's third goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium, in London, on May 4, 2024. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Thierry Henry assesses Arsenal chances of final-day title win

Thierry Henry says the fan inside him still believes something could happen on the Premier League's final day, but he knows it's all in Manchester City's hands.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta looks on during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 23, 2024. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal on the road to greatness despite Spurs disappointment

Arsenal's Premier League title challenge looks to fall short, but can they learn from this season's "valiant failure" and emerge stronger next year?

Pep Guardiola makes Arsenal title race claim

Pep Guardiola thinks Manchester City need to win all of their remaining games, as any slip will hand Arsenal the Premier League title.
Arsenal's English midfielder #41 Declan Rice holds up his fingers as he celebrates scoring the team's fifth goal during the English Premier League football match between Sheffield United and Arsenal at Bramall Lane in Sheffield, northern England on March 4, 2024. (Photo by DARREN STAPLES/AFP via Getty Images)

Declan Rice explains why he chose Arsenal over Man City

Declan Rice breaks silence on Arsenal move, snubs Man City
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Ange Postecoglou, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur, looks dejected after the team's defeat during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on April 28, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Postecoglou rejects set-piece idea after Arsenal defeat

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou speaks on set-piece struggles, lack of focus, and frustrations with VAR after Arsenal defeat.
Newcastle United's Brazilian midfielder #39 Bruno Guimaraes reacts to their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England on April 13, 2024. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal & Man City in £100m Bruno Guimarães transfer battle

Arsenal & Man City are battling for Newcastle's Bruno Guimarães. Could this be another Rice-style transfer saga?
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts from the sidelines during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany on April 17, 2024. (Photo by ODD ANDERSEN/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal set for summer spending spree as they target key positions

Arsenal's transfer plans revealed as Arteta seeks European breakthrough. Could the Premier League schedule be holding English clubs back?
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 30: Joao Cancelo of FC Barcelona looks on prior to the LaLiga EA Sports match between FC Barcelona and UD Las Palmas at Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys on March 30, 2024 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Arsenal revive interest in outgoing Manchester City outcast

Arsenal reignite interest in João Cancelo! Out-of-favour Man City full-back linked with Emirates switch. Can Arteta convince him?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MARCH 31: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City, reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on March 31, 2024 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images) (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Only 3 teams had managed what Arsenal did to Pep Guardiola this season

Arsenal secured a historic 0-0 draw against Manchester City, shutting them out for the second time this season. This puts them in elite company and strengthens their own title hopes.
Manchester City's English midfielder #10 Jack Grealish (L) fights for the ball with Arsenal's French defender #02 William Saliba (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on March 31, 2024. (Photo by DARREN STAPLES/AFP via Getty Images)

Saliba stars as Arsenal frustrate Man City in title race clash

Arsenal held Manchester City to a 0-0 draw at the Etihad, ending City's home scoring streak and boosting their own title hopes. William Saliba's commanding performance earned him Player of the Match.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Kyle Walker of Manchester City applauds fans during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on October 08, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Man City’s injury ‘crisis’: Key players out for Arsenal clash

Man City's title hopes hit by injuries! Walker, Stones confirmed out for Arsenal clash. De Bruyne, Ederson doubtful. Can Guardiola find solutions to overcome injury crisis?
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Manchester City and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on June 17,2020 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/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)

Arteta gives Arsenal injury update

Arsenal face Man City in a Premier League title showdown! Arteta talks about his admiration for Guardiola, squad fitness, and the impact of the international break. Can Arsenal win again? Get all the pre-match news!
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta addresses a press conference on the eve of their UEFA Champions League last 16 first leg football match against FC Porto at the Dragao stadium in Porto on February 20, 2024. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP) (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP via Getty Images)

Everton tried to lure Mikel Arteta as manager but he chose Arsenal

PSV general manager drops a bombshell! He reveals attempting to sign Mikel Arteta before his move to Arsenal. Brands saw Arteta's potential as a "top coach" but the club opted for a short-term fix.
Manchester City's Norwegian striker #09 Erling Haaland (L) vies with Arsenal's French defender #02 William Saliba (R) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 8, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Fitness concerns mount for Guardiola as Arsenal await

Arsenal travel to Man City with a chance to exploit injuries to De Bruyne, Haaland, and Ederson. Will these key players be fit for the crucial clash?
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola (L) and Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) look on during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, in London, August 6, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Guardiola starts Arsenal mind games after Liverpool draw

Pep Guardiola's mind games ahead of Arsenal's trip to Manchester City have already started, with the manager praising the Gunners on Sunday.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, acknowledges the fans after the team's victory in the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal FC at City Ground on January 30, 2024 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Why Mikel Arteta is unlikely to leave Arsenal for Barcelona

Reports suggest FC Barcelona are interested in Mikel Arteta as a potential manager. However, his current success at Arsenal makes a move unlikely.
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on December 3, 2023. (Photo by DARREN STAPLES/AFP via Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola has cheeky dig at Mikel Arteta

Pep Guardiola made reference to Mikel Arteta's post-Newcastle United rant in his interview after Manchester City's draw with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Kyle Walker of Manchester City clashes with Ben White of Arsenal after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on April 26, 2023 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Man City man to offer Arsenal apology

Kyle Walker plans to apologise to Arsenal set-piece coach Nicolas Jover after a confrontation. The clash followed a significant Arsenal win, ending a 12-game losing streak against Manchester City.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: David Raya of Arsenal gestures during the UEFA Champions League match between Arsenal FC and PSV Eindhoven at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

New Arsenal arrival opens door for exit

Arsenal's on-loan goalkeeper David Raya is garnering attention for his performances but has also hinted at an uncertain future at the London club.
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 17: Sky Sports Presenter, Gary Neville looks on during the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Newcastle United at City Ground on March 17, 2023 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Gary Neville backtracks on Arsenal opinion

Gary Neville reverses his criticisms of Arsenal and their goalkeeper David Raya after a significant win against Manchester City, marking a shift in the Premier League dynamic.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Arsenal fans cheerduring the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on October 08, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Who set off Arsenal vs Manchester City tunnel altercation?

An analysis of the tunnel confrontation between Arsenal's Nicolas Jover and Manchester City's Kyle Walker, following Arsenal's recent win over City. 
Arsenal's English midfielder Declan Rice (C) vies with Manchester City's English defender John Stones (L) during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, in London, August 6, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola makes transfer admission about Declan Rice

Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Manchester City wanted Declan Rice, and not just as an alternative to Rodri in their midfield.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Manchester City and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on June 17,2020 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/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)

“Arsenal is back” says Guardiola as he downplays title impact of upcoming clash

Pep Guardiola discusses the implications of Manchester City's upcoming match against Arsenal, saying it won't be decisive for the title race but noting its importance.
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola attends the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on January 27, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Manchester City missing key men for Arsenal clash

Pep Guardiola announces John Stones' absence from Manchester City's upcoming match against Arsenal. Kevin De Bruyne shows promising signs of early recovery.
BRENTFORD, ENGLAND: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, applauds fans following the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Brentford and Arsenal at Gtech Community Stadium on September 27, 2023. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Will Mikel Arteta replace Pep Guardiola at Manchester City?

Mikel Arteta is admired at Manchester City as a potential successor to Pep Guardiola, but that switch is reportedly becoming increasingly unlikely.
Arsenal's English midfielder Declan Rice (C) vies with Manchester City's English defender John Stones (L) during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium, in London, August 6, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Guardiola confirms injured star won’t be ready to start vs Arsenal

John Stones is set to miss Manchester City's match against Arsenal this weekend, with Pep Guardiola revealing their team news for the contest.
Chelsea's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino shouts instructions to the players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage in London on October 2, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Chelsea manager: Arteta “is very tough and I am very nice?”

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino defends his approach amid the club's poor start to the season, comparing his style to Arsenal's Mikel Arteta and Man City's Pep Guardiola.
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola attends the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northwest England, on January 27, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal ‘much more important’ than League Cup says Guardiola

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola emphasises the Premier League match against Arsenal as more pivotal than their upcoming Carabao Cup game.
Manchester City's Spanish midfielder #16 Rodri reacts as he leaves the pitch having been sent off during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Nottingham Forest at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on September 23, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal boost with Manchester City star’s suspension as Guardiola hits out at ref

Manchester City's Rodri faces a three-match ban, missing the high-stakes game against Arsenal. City manager Pep Guardiola criticises not only Rodri but also referee Anthony Taylor.
Monaco's Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Metz at the "Louis II" stadium in Monaco, on April 3, 2021. (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Cesc Fabregas explains using Arsenal connections

Cesc Fabregas embarks on a new coaching career, drawing inspiration from his time at Arsenal and recent conversations with Mikel Arteta.
MONTREAL, QC - FEBRUARY 29: Head coach of the Montreal Impact Thierry Henry addresses the media after a victory against New England Revolution during the MLS game at Olympic Stadium on February 29, 2020 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Montreal Impact defeated New England Revolution 2-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Legend praises Arsenal owners

Thierry Henry, Arsenal's iconic former player, praises the club's decision to stand by Mikel Arteta during a rocky phase, emphasising patience in success.
Arsenal's Belgian midfielder Leandro Trossard celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Brentford at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 11, 2023. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Trossard opens up about Arsenal’s family, title hopes, and Arteta’s tactical genius

Leandro Trossard discusses life at Arsenal, new recruits, and the season ahead. He praises the team's cohesion, new additions, and Arteta's tactic
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 20: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Nottingham Forest and Arsenal FC at City Ground on May 20, 2023 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta on rebuilding Arsenal, transfers and more

GQ's profile of Arsenal's Mikel Arteta dives deep into his journey, philosophy, and challenges. A refreshing look at a modern football manager's essence.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 19: Declan Rice #41 of Arsenal FC warms up prior to the MLS All-Star Game between Arsenal FC and MLS All-Stars at Audi Field on July 19, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Guardiola admits Rice chose Arsenal over Man City

Pep Guardiola has admitted that it was Declan Rice's decision to go to Arsenal, and the Manchester City boss believes it's an incredible signing.
In this composite image a comparison has been made between Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City (L) and Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal. Manchester City and Arsenal meet in a Premier League fixture on June 17,2020 at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester,England. ***LEFT IMAGE*** MADRID, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26: Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Bernabeu on February 26, 2020 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/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 “We know what the standards are”

Mikel Arteta provides insights on the upcoming Community Shield match against Manchester City, as Arsenal gear up to prove their worth against the reigning champions.
Manchester City's German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan poses with the Premier League trophy on the pitch after the presentation ceremony following the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on May 21, 2023. (Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images)

Ilkay Gundogan ends Arsenal interest by signing for Barcelona

Ilkay Gundogan leaves Manchester City to join Barcelona on a free transfer, ending an illustrious career at City and making way for a new chapter.