Mikel Arteta was at the stand when Arsenal played against Everton on Saturday at Goodison Park. He is expected to follow up Unai Emery, permanently after being sacked by Gunners last month.
Arteta was at a dugout as Manchester City Assistant along with Pep Guardiola at the Kassam Stadium. He will soon be confirmed as the Gunners’ new head coach before the Merseyside’s weekend trip.
Freddie Ljungberg will be leading the game again after having taken charge of last five Arsenal games as an interim head coach. Arteta will be watching from the side as the two clubs he played for will play against each other.
Ljungberg is the head of the training of the team for the game against Everton and Arteta will take charge for the final time. The club has seen one win, two draws and two defeats under the supervision of Arteta.
Arteta has not been officially announced as the Arsenal’s new head coach but has reached an agreement for it. It is a three-and-a-half-year contract. Few details still remain between the coach and the club.
The announcement for the appointment of Mike Arteta as the head coach for Arsenal has been postponed. There has been press conference rescheduled ahead of the game with Everton which is a hint of the possible announcement of the news.
Mike Arteta is a former football player and current coach for Arsenal. He has played as an attacker and defensive midfielder. The thirty-seven-year old’s career started in 2001 as his senior debut in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint Germain.
Arteta won the Premier League as well as League Cup during his debut season while being in the club, Rangers.
Arteta represented Spain throughout his youth years but never played for the senior national team. He became a coach following his retirement. He became the assistant coach for Pep Guardiola in Manchester City.