Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is reportedly aware that Manchester City wants him as their future manager. Hence, he is not going to sign a new contract with the Gunners.
Barcelona are also monitoring his contract situation with the Gunners. Hence, the owners of the Gunners will have to keep him happy in the January transfer window.
MANCHESTER CITY AND MIKEL ARTETA LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Manchester City are keeping an eye on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta as a successor of Pep Guardiola. Pep has signed a two-new-year deal that will keep him at the club till 2025. However, the report also claims that he will not sign beyond 2025. Hence, the rumors of Mikel Arteta as the future manager of City refuse to go away.
Mikel Arteta’s contract is also ending in the summer of 2024/25 season. Hence, this has added more fuel to the rumors. Although, the report also claims that Arteta is very happy with the Arsenal project. However, the interest of other top European clubs refuses to go away. He was also linked with the Barcelona job. Although, Arteta immediately brushed away the rumors.
ARSENAL WILL HAVE TO OFFER HIM A NEW CONTRACT IN THE FUTURE TRANSFER WINDOWS
According to reports, both parties are in no rush to sign a new contract. However, the feeling within Arsenal management is Arteta will sign a new contract. Hence, the club needs to offer him better terms to avoid any possible issues. This will also help clear the issue of contract extension for the players. The players are loving their form under the management of Mikel Arteta.
Hence, keeping Mikel Arteta happy is very important for the Arsenal owners. Mikel Arteta has already said that the club will look to make the right budget deals in the January transfer window. Hence, it is clear that he is getting the backing from the owners. Therefore, it is sure that for the next two years, the situation will not change for Arsenal and Manchester City.
However, for the Arsenal manager, the rumors of Barcelona and Manchester City are not going away soon. Although, the focus for Arteta is to win a trophy with the players this season. This is because all the players have performed beyond their capabilities this season.
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