Mikel Arteta

Born: March 26, 1982 (age 36)

Height: 5'10.5" (179cm)

Hometown: San Sebastian, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Attacking midfielder
 Mikel Arteta of Arsenal runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal at Maksimir Stadium on September 16, 2015 in Zagreb, Croatia.
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Career History
Youth1997-1999Barcelona
Senior1999-2002Barcelona B
→ 2001-2002Paris Saint-Germain (loan)
2002-2004Rangers
2004-2005Real Sociedad
→ 2005Everton (loan)
2005-2011Everton
2011-2016Arsenal
Sports Mole has 733 articles about Mikel Arteta. Articles 1 to 40:
A generic image of The Emirates taken on October 16, 2017
Bruno tips Unai Emery for success at Arsenal
Brighton & Hove Albion defender Bruno backs his former manager Unai Emery for success at Arsenal.
13:16
Unai Emery pictured on April 16, 2018
Arsenal confirm Unai Emery as new manager
Arsenal confirm the appointment of former Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery as their new manager, replacing Arsene Wenger at the helm.
09:33
Unai Emery pictured on April 16, 2018
Unai Emery website 'confirms Arsenal appointment'
The official website of Unai Emery appears to prematurely confirm his appointment as Arsene Wenger's successor at Arsenal.
09:07
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Manchester City 'to offer Mikel Arteta a new contract'
Manchester City will reportedly offer Mikel Arteta a new contract after he missed out on the Arsenal job.
23:11
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery speaks at a press conference on January 3, 2017
William Gallas "surprised" Unai Emery is on verge of becoming Arsenal boss
Former Arsenal defender William Gallas admits that he is "surprised" by reports that Unai Emery is on the verge of becoming the club's new manager.
20:30
Unai Emery pictured on April 16, 2018
Unai Emery to rebuild around Aaron Ramsey, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at Arsenal?
Unai Emery - who is expected to be named as the new manager of Arsenal - will reportedly build a team around Aaron Ramsey and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
May 22, 12:08
Gary Neville working for Sky Sports in January 2015
Gary Neville hits out at Arsenal's hiring process following Arteta, Emery twist
Gary Neville says that Arsenal's process in finding a new manager has been a "mess" following news that Unai Emery will be hired instead of Mikel Arteta.
May 21, 22:57
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery speaks at a press conference on January 3, 2017
Charlie Nicholas: 'Unai Emery has slight edge over Mikel Arteta for Arsenal job'
Charlie Nicholas says that Unai Emery is the slightly better option for Arsenal than Mikel Arteta due to the coach's experience.
May 21, 22:14
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Mikel Arteta withdrew from contention to become new Arsenal manager?
Mikel Arteta reportedly withdraws from the race to become Arsenal's new manager, leaving the vacancy open for Unai Emery.
May 21, 20:36
Unai Emery watches on during the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Arsenal 'to appoint former PSG boss Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger successor'
Arsenal will reportedly appoint Unai Emery as the club's new manager following Arsene Wenger's resignation.
May 21, 19:50
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery speaks at a press conference on January 3, 2017
Unai Emery 'to hold talks with Arsenal regarding manager's job'
Former Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery will reportedly hold talks with Arsenal regarding the manager's vacancy.
May 21, 19:43
Jack Wilshere in the Premier League match between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Jack Wilshere 'to sign three-year Arsenal deal'
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is reportedly close to signing a new three-year deal with the club just a month before his current contract is due to expire.
May 21, 09:54
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery speaks at a press conference on January 3, 2017
Unai Emery 'emerges as late contender for Arsenal job'
Outgoing Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery reportedly emerges as a late candidate to take over from Arsene Wenger as Arsenal boss.
May 21, 09:08
Thierry Henry for Arsenal
Mikel Arteta 'wants Thierry Henry as Arsenal assistant'
Mikel Arteta reportedly lines up Arsenal's all-time record goalscorer Thierry Henry as his assistant should he be named as Arsene Wenger's successor at the Emirates.
May 19, 22:37
Robert Pires for Arsenal
Robert Pires: 'I want to help next Arsenal boss'
Former Arsenal legend Robert Pires says that he is interested in helping whoever succeeds Arsene Wenger at the Emirates Stadium.
May 19, 10:42
Arsene Wenger takes his seat in the dugout ahead of the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Arsenal on May 13, 2018
Arsene Wenger criticises 'extreme Arsenal fans'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger criticises the "extreme" fans who held protests against him in an attempt to force his departure from the Emirates.
May 19, 10:18
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Manchester City want Andres Iniesta as Mikel Arteta replacement?
Manchester City will reportedly look to bring in Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta as a player-coach if Mikel Arteta becomes manager of Arsenal.
May 19, 09:25
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Manchester City give Mikel Arteta green light to join Arsenal?
Mikel Arteta is reportedly free to hold discussions with Arsenal over succeeding Arsene Wenger as their next manager after being given the blessing of Manchester City.
May 17, 15:54
Thierry Henry for Arsenal
Report: Thierry Henry contacted over vacant Arsenal job
Thierry Henry will reportedly hold talks with Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis next week over succeeding Arsene Wenger as the club's next manager.
May 17, 15:28
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Mikel Arteta given Arsene Wenger backing for Arsenal job
Arsene Wenger claims that Mikel Arteta's lack of managerial experience should not be an issue if he is appointed as Arsenal's next boss.
May 17, 14:40
Santi Cazorla in action for Arsenal in October 2016
Santi Cazorla tipped for backroom role at Arsenal
Mikel Arteta reportedly plans to offer Santi Cazorla a backroom position if he becomes the next Arsenal boss.
May 16, 16:26
Patrick Vieira for Arsenal
Patrick Vieira to become new manager of Nice?
Former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira is tipped as a serious contender to take over management duties at French club Nice.
May 16, 16:13
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Arsenal 'to accelerate Mikel Arteta appointment'
Arsenal are reportedly planning to accelerate their appointment of Mikel Arteta as Arsene Wenger's successor after seeing a number of other candidates drop out.
May 16, 09:11
Patrick Vieira for Arsenal
Report: Patrick Vieira disappointed at 'token gesture' from Arsenal
Patrick Vieira is reportedly disappointed with Arsenal's 'token gesture' after being contacted about the vacant managerial position at the club.
May 15, 22:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal 'move for Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu'
Arsenal are reportedly prepared to push forward with an approach for Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu, despite uncertainly regarding the club's new manager.
May 15, 12:44
Arsene Wenger gestures during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on December 2, 2017
Arsenal axe six backroom staff?
Arsenal reportedly make the decision to part ways with six of the backroom staff who have been working under outgoing manager Arsene Wenger.
May 15, 10:51
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri pictured in June 2017
Massimiliano Allegri 'demands full control at Arsenal'
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri allegedly demands full control over transfers if he is to become the new manager of Arsenal.
May 15, 10:36
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Arsenal 'narrow manager hunt down to two candidates'
Arsenal reportedly narrow their manager hunt down to Mikel Arteta and Julian Nagelsmann.
May 14, 16:01
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Everton on February 3, 2018
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: 'Arsenal future is bright'
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang insists that the future looks bright for his team.
May 14, 14:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal target Domenico Tedesco 'staying at Schalke 04'
Schalke 04 insist that manager Domenico Tedesco will not be leaving the club amid links with Arsenal.
May 14, 14:32
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis 'wants Mikel Arteta as next manager'
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis reportedly identifies Manchester City assistant Mikel Arteta as his number one choice to replace Arsene Wenger as manager.
May 14, 09:56
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri pictured in June 2017
Arsenal narrow down manager shortlist?
Arsenal reportedly decide to narrow down the shortlist of candidates in contention to succeed manager Arsene Wenger at the end of the season.
May 10, 09:25
Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti takes his seat during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Report: Carlo Ancelotti Arsenal's back-up option
Arsenal reportedly make Carlo Ancelotti their back-up choice to take over from Arsene Wenger, behind Massimiliano Allegri.
May 8, 10:11
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri pictured in June 2017
Luis Enrique, Massimiliano Allegri concerned by Arsenal management structure?
Luis Enrique and Massimiliano Allegri - Arsenal's top two choices to take over from Arsene Wenger - reportedly both have concerns over the club's management structure.
May 7, 13:10
General view outside The Emirates ahead of the Premier League game between Arsenal and Chelsea on January 3, 2018
Arsenal 'to hand Arsene Wenger successor £200m transfer budget'
Arsenal reportedly plan to hand Arsene Wenger's successor a £200m transfer budget.
May 4, 23:04
Luis Enrique at the press conference after Barcelona training on October 18, 2016
Luis Enrique wants £25m-a-year Arsenal wages?
Ex-Barcelona manager Luis Enrique reportedly demands staggering wages of £25m a year to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.
May 2, 09:30
Fernandinho leaves the field after seeing red during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Fernandinho: 'Mikel Arteta has helped me improve'
Manchester City's Fernandinho lavishes praise on assistant coach Mikel Arteta and says that he has helped him improve this season.
May 1, 15:59
General view outside The Emirates ahead of the Premier League game between Arsenal and Chelsea on January 3, 2018
Arsenal 'line up Manchester United assistant Rui Faria as new manager'
Arsenal are reportedly considering a shock move for Manchester United assistant manager Rui Faria as Arsene Wenger's replacement at the club.
May 1, 09:18
Mikel Arteta pictured in late 2011
Report: Manchester City to stop Patrick Vieira, Mikel Arteta from joining Arsenal
Manchester City are reportedly planning to rebuff any attempts from Arsenal to appoint Patrick Vieira or Mikel Arteta as manager when Arsene Wenger departs the club.
Apr 29, 11:26
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri pictured in June 2017
Massimiliano Allegri hints at Juventus stay amid Arsenal rumours
Reported Arsenal target Massimiliano Allegri hints that he wants to stay at Juventus to see out his contract.
Apr 28, 13:04

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