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Mari looks back on Manchester City defeat 0

Posted on February 23, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Pablo Mari has able to get a full 90 minutes under his belt during Arsenal’s recent loss to Manchester City, and while he alone wasn’t able to get the Gunners a successful result, many supporters were happy enough with his output. Mari’s role within the squad has been questioned on several occasions with some wondering whether or not he has what it takes to be a consistent first teamer, which is a conversation that’ll probably go on for many of Arsenal’s defenders.

During an interview with, Pablo was honest in his assessment of how the game went.

Arteta reflects on Arsenal’s loss to Manchester City 0

Posted on February 22, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal showed a few bright sparks last night against Manchester City, but in the end, the Gunners fell to a 1-0 defeat against the runaway league leaders and champions-elect. Raheem Sterling’s 2nd minute goal proved to be the winner, and while this may be a setback, there are some positives to take away from the performance – even if it doesn’t seem like it.

After the game, Mikel Arteta spoke with the media about the game as well as the road ahead with a quick turnaround before they face Benfica.

Arteta shows defiance ahead of pivotal point in Arsenal’s season 0

Posted on February 21, 2021 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal will lock horns with Manchester City this afternoon in what has the potential to be one of the games of the season so far – if the Gunners are able to really go after the league leaders, that is. We all know that Arsenal have had their fair share of difficult moments throughout the course of the campaign thus far, but if they can get out ahead of Pep’s men and put some pressure on them, we could be in for a cracker.

During a recent interview with, manager Mikel Arteta looked ahead to a huge few weeks that will see them play Manchester City, Benfica, Leicester, West Ham and Liverpool.

Guardiola speaks about Arsenal and Arteta 0

Posted on February 19, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal will welcome Manchester City to the Emirates on Sunday evening, and it will be a chance for Mikel Arteta to catch up with some of his former colleagues, from the time he spent as an assistant manager at the Etihad.

Arteta joined City’s coaching staff in 2016, having been regarded very highly by Pep Guardiola who reportedly always believed the man he met as a boy at the Barcelona academy would one day become an excellent coach. He was one of the names considered to replace Arsene Wenger in 2018, but the club went for Unai Emery instead. They obviously believed that the former Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain would do a better job given his experience, whereas Arteta had none as a head coach. However, the decision was reversed less than 18 months later, and Arteta left City to take over at Arsenal.

Arsenal confirm four fixture changes 0

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Harry Kettle

While we’d all like to get back to something resembling normality right now, it doesn’t appear as if that’s going to be the case anytime soon – at least not in the English Premier League. There are constant changes that teams and fans have to be made aware of on an almost daily basis, and Arsenal aren’t immune from that disruption.

As reported by there are going to be even more changes in February as the Gunners, and all 19 other teams in the league, attempt to get through the campaign.

A look back at Arsenal’s last six results 0

Posted on January 04, 2021 by Harry Kettle

It’s been a tough few months for fans of Arsenal Football Club to round out 2020, but as we look ahead to the remainder of 2021, it does feel like there are some reasons to be positive. Mikel Arteta is starting to show signs of life as Gunners boss and with the January transfer window now upon us, it’s time to see whether or not Arsenal can really build a squad that wants to fight for this club.

Arsenal 1-1 Southampton

Arteta prepares for huge Manchester City clash 0

Posted on December 22, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Cup and European competitions have been Arsenal’s salvation so far this season and, in general, they’ve been the saviour of manager Mikel Arteta. Gunners fans will be desperate for that trend to continue on into 2021 and beyond, but before we get there, Arsenal must first try and edge their way past Manchester City in a huge Carabao Cup quarter-final tie tonight.

In what some still believe could be one of his final press conferences as manager, Mikel Arteta took the time to speak with the media prior to the game.

Arteta reflects on Manchester City defeat 0

Posted on October 18, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Arsenal were unable to complete their mission objective last night as they fell to a 1-0 defeat against Manchester City at the Emirates. In many ways City were there for the taking but for whatever reason, the Gunners just couldn’t get going until late in the game and paid the price for that.

After the full time whistle blew Arteta, who was criticised for not putting Thomas Partey on earlier than he did, spoke to the media as Arsenal prepare to try and regroup before a difficult run of three Europa League games and three PL games against Manchester United, Leicester and Aston Villa.

Manchester City vs Arsenal – Preview 0

Posted on October 17, 2020 by Harry Kettle

The international break is officially over and in its place, we have the return of the Premier League and domestic football across the world. Arsenal have enjoyed a decent enough start to the season but they’ll face yet another big challenge later today when they make the trip up to Manchester to take on Manchester City at the Etihad.

It’s bound to be one of the hardest games of the campaign regardless of how City have played lately, and Mikel Arteta will be incredibly eager to get one over on his former mentor Pep Guardiola.

Arteta looks ahead to Manchester City clash 0

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Harry Kettle

Domestic football is back in our lives this weekend and that includes the Premier League. Arsenal will face an incredibly tough test in the form of Manchester City, and yet while they may be the underdogs, many believe they do actually stand a chance.

Gunners manager Mikel Arteta has taken the time to speak with the media ahead of the clash, and while a large focus was on the game, the dreaded Project Big Picture also came to the forefront of the conversation – as you’d expect.

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