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‘Everything happened very fast’: Mikel Arteta opens up on positive test | Football

A recovering Mikel Arteta has shed light on the background to his coronavirus diagnosis, which hastened the Premier League’s decision to suspend the season’s activities. The Arsenal manager tested positive for Covid-19 on 12 March and, the following day, the league was put on hold with an initial return date …

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Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta tests positive for coronavirus | Football

Arsenal have gone into lockdown after Mikel Arteta was diagnosed with coronavirus late on Wednesday night, closing their London Colney and Hale End training centres and entering into emergency discussions with the football authorities about the fulfilment of their forthcoming fixtures. Saturday’s match at Brighton now looks certain to be …

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Mikel Arteta ready to take another step out of Pep Guardiola’s shadow | Football

Mikel Arteta holds a training session on Tuesday.

The question came less than 10 minutes into Mikel Arteta’s first media briefing after taking the Arsenal job and it was, as if anybody should have expected anything else, quickly apparent he had prepared for it. How important would it be to establish himself as a manager in his own …

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Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta warns top players ‘cracking’ under strain of schedule | Football

Mikel Arteta has warned that players at the top level are “cracking and cracking” under the strain of the fixture calendar and believes football will suffer a dip in standards if changes are not made quickly. In a staggered week of FA Cup fifth-round football Arteta’s Arsenal side travel to …

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Mikel Arteta sounds warning as Arsenal prepare for challenge of Olympiakos | Football

Mikel Arteta has told his young players that there will be no hiding place amid a ferocious atmosphere against Olympiakos on Thursday night, and that he expects to see a bold performance during a tie that will shape Arsenal’s season. Failure in the Europa League round of 32 is not …

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Arsenal can still qualify for the Champions League, insists Mikel Arteta | Football

Mikel Arteta is convinced Champions League football remains within Arsenal’s grasp and that a strong run of form upon the resumption of their Premier League campaign would reignite their hopes of a return to Europe’s elite. Arsenal sit 10 points behind the fourth-placed Chelsea and it is some gap to …

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