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Mikel Arteta provides Emile Smith Rowe injury update

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he’s hopeful that the injury Emile Smith Rowe sustained in a 3-1 win against Leicester is not ‘too bad’. The midfielder was selected to start at the King Power Stadium but he was removed shortly before half-time and replaced by Martin Odegaard. The youngster was one of five players to […]

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Mikel Arteta admits Aubameyang has been 'emotionally drained'

Mikel Arteta admits Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been ’emotionally drained’ since his mother was struck by illness – but the Arsenal boss is confident he can help them down Aston Villa in crucial game in race for a top-six spot Mikel Arteta said Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been ’emotionally drained’  The Gunners captain’s mother has been struck […]

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Mikel Arteta explains why he took off Gabriel Martinelli at half-time vs Man Utd

Mikel Arteta revealed his decision to haul Gabriel Martinelli off at half-time during Saturday’s draw against Manchester United was purely ‘tactical’. The versatile Brazilian forward started on the left-hand side of Arsenal’s forward line in the continued absence of captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, but struggled to make an impact. United looked particularly dangerous down their own […]