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Mikel Arteta set to join Pep Guardiola’s back-room staff at Manchester City


  • The Premier League next season is set to be a sizzling affair with some of the best talent in the managerial world is ready to fight it out among themselves to attain a status of superiority in one of the toughest leagues in the world.

    The city of Manchester in itself will see two of the best coaches in the world take over two of the best clubs in the league with Mourinho at Old Trafford and Pep Guardiola at the Etihad.

    Both clubs have already started making plans for their next season and have been linked with a number of top class players from Europe.

    But in recent news that will come as a blow to London franchise Arsenal, club veteran and former skipper Mikel Arteta has agreed to join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City as a part of his coaching staff.

    Arteta has not been able to play a regular role for the Gunners for the past two years and it looked like his days on the field are over in the fag end of the last season.

    However, the Emirates outfit were not ready to let him go having recognised his potential as a manager and offered him a role in the coaching staff for Arsene Wenger.

    But the relationship with Pep Guardiola from their time at the La Masia academy at Barcelona along with a chance to work alongside one of the best in the business was enough for the 34-year old to reject the Emirates and agree on a deal with the Etihad outfit.

    The official announcement is said to be imminent and it is understood that the player will be of great help for Guardiola who will enter his debut season in the Premier League this August.

    It is also understood that the 34-year old was offered a place a coaching role at Tottenham Hotspur which he rejected along with the offer from the Gunners to be a part of Spaniards adventure in England.

    This news has upset many Arsenal fans who believe that Arteta would have been of great help to the side as a backroom staff.

    But do you think the former Arsenal skipper will be effective in his new role at Manchester City next season?

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