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Mikel Arteta
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Personal information
Full name Mikel Arteta Amatriain
Date of birth 26 March 1982 (1982-03-26) (age 38)
Place of birth    San Sebastián, Flag of Spain Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club England Arsenal (head coach)
Youth clubs
1994-1997
1997-1999
Flag of Spain Antiguoko
Flag of Spain Barcelona
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
1999
1999-2002
2001-2002
2002-2004
2004-2005
2005
2005-2011
2011-2016
Total
Flag of Spain Barcelona C
Flag of Spain Barcelona B
Flag of FranceParis Saint-Germain
Scotland Rangers
Flag of Spain Real Sociedad
EnglandEverton (loan)
England Everton
England Arsenal
0000(1)
042 00(3)
031 00(2)
050 0(12)
015 00(1)
012 00(1)
162 0(27)
110 0(14)
427 0(61)   
National team
1998-1999
1999
1999-2001
2002-2003
Flag of Spain Spain U-16
Flag of Spain Spain U-17
Flag of Spain Spain U-18
Flag of Spain Spain U-21
010 00(4)
0000(0)
013 00(1)
012 00(2)
Teams managed
2016–2019
2019–
England Manchester City (assistant)
England Arsenal

Mikel Arteta Amatriain (born 26 March 1982) is a Spanish professional football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach at Premier League club Arsenal.

Born in San Sebastián, Arteta played as both an attacking and defensive midfielder, operating chiefly as a playmaker. He was a youth player at Barcelona, but never featured for the first team, instead making his senior career debut while on loan at Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain in 2001. He subsequently signed for Scottish club Rangers, where he won the domestic double of the Scottish Premier League and Scottish League Cup in his debut season. Following a brief stint with Real Sociedad, Arteta joined Everton on loan in 2005; he then signed permanently, and played for Everton until moving to Arsenal in 2011. With the club, he won two FA Cups, and served as team captain from 2014 until his retirement in 2016.

Arteta represented Spain at several youth levels, but never played for the senior national team. After retiring, Arteta transitioned into coaching, being appointed as an assistant coach at Manchester City in 2016. In 2019, he returned to Arsenal as head coach.

Honours

Clubs

Paris Saint-Germain
Rangers

International

Spain

External links

Arsenal FC
Arsenal F.C. squad - 2020–21

1 Leno · 2 Bellerín · 3 Tierney · 5 Papastathopoulos · 8 Ceballos · 9 Lacazette · 10 Özil · 11 Torreira · 14 Aubameyang · 15 Maitland-Niles · 16 Holding · 17 Cédric · 19 Pépé · 20 Mustafi · 21 Chambers · 22 Marí · 23 Luiz · 24 Nelson · 26 Martínez · 28 Willock · 29 Guendouzi · 30 Nketiah · 31 Kolašinac · 34 Xhaka · 35 Martinelli · 77 Saka ·

  • Manager: Flag of Spain Mikel Arteta
    Arsenal FC
Current Premier League managers

Arteta (Arsenal) · Smith (Aston Villa) · Howe (Bournemouth) · Potter (Brighton & Hove Albion) · Dyche (Burnley) · Lampard (Chelsea) · Hodgson (Crystal Palace) · Ancelotti (Everton) · Rodgers (Leicester City) · Klopp (Liverpool) · Guardiola (Manchester City) · Solskjær (Manchester United) · Bruce (Newcastle United) · Farke (Norwich City) · Wilder (Sheffield United) · Hasenhüttl (Southampton) · Mourinho (Tottenham Hotspur) · Vacant (Watford) · Moyes (West Ham United) · Nuno (Wolverhampton Wanderers)

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