Arsene Wenger: Mikel Arteta ‘Has All the Qualities’ to Be Arsenal Manager

Arsene Wenger: Mikel Arteta ‘Has All the Qualities’ to Be Arsenal Manager

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: Mikel Arteta, Manchester City coach looks on prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Southampton at Etihad Stadium on November 29, 2017 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Arsene Wenger has given his backing to Mikel Arteta amid speculation that he could replace the Frenchman as Arsenal.

The 36-year-old has emerged as the favourite to take charge of the Gunners and become the club’s new manager, per Kaveh Solhekol at Sky Sports.

Wenger told beIN Sports (h/t Thomas Bristow at the Mirror) that he believes the Spaniard has all the attributes required.

“He has all the qualities to do the job, yes, and I think as well he is one of the favourites,” Wenger said. “He was a leader, and he has a good passion for the game and he knows the club well, he knows what is important at the club and he was captain of the club. Why not?”

       

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available. 

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May 17, 2018 at 05:59AM

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