Mikel Arteta has left his role at Manchester City to take over as the new head coach of Arsenal.
The Spaniard joined City in 2016 as an assistant to Pep Guardiola, and was linked with the Arsenal managers job in 2018 before the appointment of Unai Emery.
He sparked up a good relationship with Guardiola, with the City boss admitting Arteta has what it takes to be a successful manager.
Arteta arrives at the Emirates Stadium hoping to arrest the slump in form, with the Gunners slipping to 10th in the Premier League table.
As for City, Guardiola has to find someone to fill the void left by Arteta as they aim to get their title challenge back on track.
The City boss wished him well as he left the club – here’s how some City fans reacted to his farewell:
I WISH HIM ALL THE BEST 💙🔵
— Lennon ⚽ (@LennonElnino) December 20, 2019
All the best to Mikel Arteta 💙💙💙
— Joy Patel (@JJ_2410) December 20, 2019
I’d you thought him well… and he learnt well
He will succeed
— AgüeroBA Ajinaab Immanuel (@Ajinaab_Imma) December 20, 2019
Wait so he ain’t returning soon 😭
— Teiko (@thefanchoco_) December 20, 2019
— LargestGordon 🧢 (@LargestGordon) December 20, 2019
So he’s pretty much gone?
— MCFCok (@CityFan08) December 20, 2019
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