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Mikel Arteta Biography

Mikel Arteta Amatriain is a Spanish footballer who plays for Arsenal as a midfielder and is also the club's vice-captain. Arteta started out as a trainee with FC Barcelona and was eventually loaned to Paris Saint-Germain in the French league. He was then signed by Scottish Premier League club Rangers with whom he won the domestic treble of the league, Scottish Cup and League Cup during the season of 2002–03. After his successful run in Scotland, Arteta moved back to Spain to play for Real Sociedad but failed to establish himself within the first team and was loaned to Everton for the remainder of the 2004–05 season. He was offered a permanent contract in July 2005. He then made a permanent transfer to Arsenal in 2011 and was appointed vice-captain of the club in August 2012. Internationally, Arteta has represented Spain at under-21 level, but he has not played for the senior national team.

Mikel Arteta Latest News & Articles

EPL 2016-17: Premier League's deadliest ever penalty takers revealed
EPL 2016-17: Premier League's deadliest ever penalty takers revealed
Almost all the players on the list have a 90% conversion rate.
Watch: 5 worst defeats of Arsene Wenger's career
Watch: 5 worst defeats of Arsene Wenger's career
A list of five games that left Arsene Wenger red faced.
Iniesta predicts success for coach Guardiola at Man City
Iniesta predicts success for coach Guardiola at Man City
Mertesacker named new Arsenal captain
Mertesacker named new Arsenal captain
EPL 2016-17: 5 great games between Arsenal and Liverpool
EPL 2016-17: 5 great games between Arsenal and Liverpool
Arsenal is set to take on Liverpool in the EPL on Sunday. We look back at some of the best games ever played between the two teams.
EPL 2016-17: The Sub Prime Footballer and why Arsenal are going to be okay
EPL 2016-17: The Sub Prime Footballer and why Arsenal are going to be okay
Arsenal's policy of prudence has long-term benefits in what is actually a volatile market.
EPL 2016-17: 5 choices for Arsenal club captain
EPL 2016-17: 5 choices for Arsenal club captain
With Mikel Arteta's departure, we look at the top 5 choices who could be named as Arsenal captain for the upcoming EPL season.
Mikel Arteta joins Pep Guardiola at Manchester City as assistant coach
Mikel Arteta joins Pep Guardiola at Manchester City as assistant coach
Mikel Arteta has confirmed he has ended his playing career.
English Premier League: List of players released by the Clubs
English Premier League: List of players released by the Clubs
Here's a list of all the players who were released by their respective clubs.
Arsenal's 2015-16 season review and player ratings
Arsenal's 2015-16 season review and player ratings
Despite finishing second it was a gloomy season for the Gunners, without much to cheer for apart from Mesut Ozil.
Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa - Player Ratings
Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa - Player Ratings
Arsenal ended their Premier League season with a bang
Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa: 5 Talking Points
Arsenal 4-0 Aston Villa: 5 Talking Points
An analysis of the result and Arsenal's season as a whole
Twitter trolls Tottenham after loss on final day sees Arsenal finish above them
Twitter trolls Tottenham after loss on final day sees Arsenal finish above them
A 5-1 loss to Newcastle meant Arsenal's 4-0 win started a stream of Twitter humour
Mikel Arteta believes Arsene Wenger has been a great leader at Arsenal
Mikel Arteta believes Arsene Wenger has been a great leader at Arsenal
The Spanish midfielder is expected to hit the exit doors at Arsenal
Stats: Mesut Ozil breaks Premier League record for most chances created in a season
Stats: Mesut Ozil breaks Premier League record for most chances created in a season
Will Ozil break the record for most assists in a Premier League season?
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