The Spaniard was linked with a move away from the Emirates last summer, with Athletic Bilbao amongst the clubs in Spain reportedly keen to bring him back.
Arteta has been a decent servant to the Gunners, but he looks to be past his best now.
He has struggled to have an impact in that central midfield role over the past couple of seasons – especially in the big matches – and this season has seen him suffer a number of niggling injuries.
It would hardly come as a shock if he were to leave the club in the summer.
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