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newsfootballa month ago

Arsenal’s performance against Villareal just wasn’t good enough, admits Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has expressed his disappointment on crashing out of the Europa League semi-finals after a 0-0 draw in the second leg. The Europa League was Arsenal's last chance of playing European football next season but Villarreal's 2-1 aggregate victory ensured their first Europa League final.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Unai Emery is the most successful manager in the Europa League, proclaims Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta believes that former Arsenal boss Unai Emery is the most successful manager in the Europa League after the Gunners set up a clash against Emery's Villareal. The North London side are currently on a 12 match unbeaten run in the competition and face a tough fight against the La Liga side.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Mikel Arteta has brought some order and ambition to Arsenal, claims Alexandre Lacazette

Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has confessed that the players and people at the club can already see the change that Mikel Arteta has brought to the club since he was appointed. The former Everton man replaced Unai Emery in December 2019 and has won two trophies in his short time with the club.
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newsfootballa year ago

Villarreal appoint former Arsenal and PSG boss Unai Emery as their new manager on three year deal

La Liga side Villarreal have appointed former Arsenal manager Unai Emery as their new head coach with the Spaniard signing a three-year contract with the Yellow Submarines. The former Sevilla boss parted ways with Arsenal in November after an intense eighteen month spell with the North London side.
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newsfootballa year ago

You can’t trust Arsenal’s defenders despite Mikel Arteta’s changes, asserts Gary Neville

Gary Neville has revealed that in his opinion Arsenal need new defenders because their current crop of players simply cannot be trusted to keep a clean sheet. The Gunners have endured a torrid time this season with them failing to compete in either the Premier League or the Europa League.
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newsfootballa year ago

Mesut Ozil has to change his attitude and be more committed, claims Unai Emery

Former Arsenal manager Unai Emery has revealed that he asked Mesut Ozil to analyse his attitude and commitment to the team during his time as Arsenal manager. The Spaniard had a decent first season after replacing Arsene Wenger but struggled to get the best out of the team in his second.
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newsfootballa year ago

Arsenal have few transfer scenarios in place to help them react, proclaims Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta has revealed that the club have decided on a few transfer plans depending on the scenarios they face over the next few months. While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected football across the world, FIFA recently announced that they will allow the summer transfer window to be moved.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Arsenal and AS Roma reach standstill over Henrikh Mkhitaryan's future

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has encountered a ‘second wind’ with AS Roma and wishes to stay in Rome longer but Arsenal and the Serie A side are struggling to come to an agreement. The attacker has been on loan in Italy after he was deemed surplus to requirements and has impressed despite injury problems.
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newsfootballa year ago

Feared for my future at Arsenal after being stripped of captaincy, confesses Granit Xhaka

Former Arsenal captain Granit Xhaka has revealed that he feared for his future in North London after he was stripped of the captaincy and booed of the field by home fans. The Swiss star has done well under new boss Mikel Arteta but had come under heavy criticism under former boss Unai Emery.
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newsfootballa year ago

No contact from Arsenal over managerial role, admits Patrick Vieira

Arsenal legend and OGC Nice manager Patrick Vieira has revealed that there was never any contact from his former side over a managerial role. The North London giants sacked the Spaniard in November and were linked with a catalogue of options before appointing Mikel Arteta as their next manager.
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