In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The duo both honed their skills at amateur Spanish club Antiguoko, a feeder club for Real Sociedad, as youngsters, with Arteta later sealing a move to Barcelona. Retrieved 8 January Official Website in Spanish. Over the course of the season, Arteta began to play again in the centre of the field, usually being partnered with a defensive midfielder, giving him the freedom to dictate the tempo of the game and connecting with Pienaar and Osman on the wing. Troy Parrott Troy Parrott the unsmiling assassin, his latest wonder goal and his future under Jose Mourinho.
Growing up together in the Basque Country, Xabi Alonso and Mikel Arteta had dreams of making it as footballers together.
were just a few points off the summit and had kept pace well with title chasers Arsenal and Chelsea. As youngsters, Xabi Alonso and Mikel Arteta dreamed of playing battling it out at either end of the Merseryside, Arteta joined Arsenal in Rumours continue to swirl about who will replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. Max Allegri and Željko Buvač, not to mention former players in Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry. Wenger has talked Arteta up, calling him a leader and a person who knows the club following his stint at the.
What was seen as a lighthearted feature for the club's YouTube channel two years ago, there is the possibility that Arteta and Alonso could be leading the Gunners into a brave new era come August.
He missed the beginning of due to injury, but returned to the squad by the end of September,  going on to score and be sent off in the same match, a 2—0 win away to Crystal Palace in October. Given a number of Wenger's trusted backroom team have departed over the past few days, whoever comes in is likely to bring his own team with him.
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The Guardian. Everton Manager David Moyes signed Arteta in the January transfer window on loan with a view to a permanent transfer.
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