Boss Mikel Arteta has no desire to overcommit to Arsenal
It has been claimed that Mikel Arteta has no appetite to overcommit to Arsenal.
Arteta is one of the most talented young managers in the Game right now and learned alot while under the guidance of Pep Guardiola over at Manchester City.
It has took a bit of time – but the Spaniard has brought the excitement back to the club – the style of play that fans love to see on a weekly basis and a sense that the club could start challenging for titles once again.
They are sitting pretty at the top of the Premier League – 5 points ahead of the reigning Champions City – and with the likes of Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United all stuttering this season – are the only main challengers for that title.
But his impressiveness at Arsenal has led to all sorts of speculation that Barcelona are lining up a potential move – as it is simply not working under Xavi
A report on Sport claims Manchester City also considers him the ideal replacement for Pep Guardiola when the Spaniard finally leaves the club – which will not be for few seasons yet.
Arsenal wants Arteta to sign a new long-term deal and end all the speculation surrounding his future – but the Spaniard does not have an appetite to overcommit staying at the London club.
Arteta doesn’t want to stay longer than he is welcome and will only agree to a new contract if he believes he can continue taking the club forward.
Arteta has done an amazing job at Arsenal – and it is easy to see why big clubs are looking and keeping an eye.
But even though Arteta has no desire to overcommit to the club – there is no worry that he will be leaving anytime soon.
He loves it at the Emirates and is doing what he has been brought in to do.