Arsenal has named former player Mikel Arteta as new manager
The Gunners confirmed later in the day that, they have reached an agreement with the Spanish trainer, after compensating Manchester City £2m, following Arteta’s departure from the later.
“This is a huge honour. Arsenal is one of the biggest clubs in the world. We need to be competing for the top trophies in the game and that’s been made very clear to me in my discussions with Stan and Josh Kroenke, and the senior people from the club.” – Arteta said
“We all know there is a lot of work to be done to achieve that but I am confident we’ll do it. I’m realistic enough to know it won’t happen overnight but the current squad has plenty of talent and there is a great pipeline of young players coming through from the academy.” – he added.
Toby Alderweireld signs new Spurs deal
Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld has committed his future to the club until 2023.
Alderweireld contract with Spurs would have expired in the summer, but the imminent arrival of Jose Mourinho has changed things as the defender put pen to paper to sign a further three-year contract to stay at the Tottenham Hospurs Stadium till 2023.
Ole hopeful of bolstering this his squad in January
Manchester United manager is optimistic of improving his squad, as they aim to secure champions league football come next season
“As a manager you always hope that you can do something, but then again it’s not something that is nailed on,” he said.
“It has to be the right player, right age, going to fit into this squad and for the right value so we’re always looking.” – Ole Gunnar
“I don’t think he’s on route here, to be fair, not through me anyway,” Solskjaer said.
“I can’t comment on other teams’ players, I’ve said that many times and that’s just one of those things that in this job you get so many speculations all the time.” -he added. [www.skysports.com]