Guardiola has big expectations for Arteta in the Arsenal

Manchester City could not stop Mikel Artetas dream to come to Arsenal, says Josep Guardiola. Arsenal have taken a good decision by hiring Mikel Arteta as the

Guardiola has big expectations for Arteta in the Arsenal

Manchester City could not stop Mikel Artetas dream to come to Arsenal, says Josep Guardiola.

Arsenal have taken a good decision by hiring Mikel Arteta as the new head coach.

It says Manchester City manager Josep Guardiola, according to the team's Twitter profile on the man, since 2016 has been assistant manager in the City.

- When you have a dream, you can't stop it. The Arsenal was an important part of the Mikels career. One of the best clubs in England. We wish him all the best. I am sure that he will make it excellent, " says Guardiola.

the 37-year-old Arteta was on Friday unveiled as the new head coach of Arsenal. Shortly before told Guardiola on the colleague's plans.

- Mikel in London. He is close to an agreement with Arsenal. It's all I know. It is almost in the house. Yesterday (Thursday, red.) and today, he was not with the training, says Guardiola.

the Job as Arsenal coach was available, since Unai Emery was sacked at the end of november after a period of sluggish pointhøst. In the meantime, the swede Fredrik Ljungberg vikarieret as a trainer.

Mikel Arteta played in Arsenal from 2011 to 2016 and was for a time captain in the club.

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Updated Date: 20 December 2019, 15:00

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