The Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta was given a one-year extension by Arsene Wenger last summer, but only managed to make two starts in the whole campaign due to ongoing injury problems. He still made good use of the year by studying for his coaching exams and working with the youth sides to gain extra experience on the coaching side.
Leicester City’s N’Golo Kante is one of the hottest properties in English football currently, and he has supposedly set his sights on a move to Arsenal.
The 25 year-old has been strongly linked with both Manchester City and us in recent months, and new reports claim that Pep Guardiola has opted against his signature, leaving the Gunners at the front of the queue.
It looks almost certain now that Arsene Wenger will have to appoint a new player as the captain of Arsenal Football Club in the summer, even though the current holder of the position Mikel Arteta is fit to play again and the boss reckons that he could still do a job on the pitch at 34 years of age.
Alexis Sanchez is claimed to have told his agent to try and secure him a move to Manchester City this summer. The Sky Blues are set to be taken over by Pep Guardiola this summer, the manager who signed Alexis Sanchez for Barcelona previously.
Mikel Arteta is said to have been ‘sounded out‘ to join Pep Guardiola’s coaching set-up at Manchester City for the upcoming season.
The Spanish boss agreed to take over from Manuel Pellegrini at the end of the season, and is expected to make wholesale changes at the Etihad on his arrival.
I do not have any real idea what it will take for the Arsenal manager to convince our club captain Mikel Arteta from leaving the club and joining his fellow countryman Pep Guardiola at Man City when the current season comes to an end, but Arsene Wenger knows his player a lot better than I do and I am sure that the prof can think of something.
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