Pep Guardiola Has Been ”Key Figure” In My Development As Coach: Mikel Arteta | Football News

Pep Guardiola Has Been Key Figure In My Development As Coach: Mikel Arteta

Mikel Arteta mentioned that Manchester City’s coach Pep Guardiola will at all times have his gratitude.© AFP

After profitable the FA Cup title, Arsenal’s supervisor Mikel Arteta thanked Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola for taking part in a key function in his improvement as a ”coach”. Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-1 within the finals of the FA Cup at Wembley Stadium to script their document 14th FA Cup title win. Arteta mentioned that Manchester City’s coach Pep Guardiola will at all times have his gratitude. “He has been a key figure in my development as a coach. He has my gratitude. I wouldn’t be sitting here today without him. I have to thank him big time,” quoted Arteta as saying. In the match between Chelsea and Arsenal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice for the Gunners handy them a 2-1 win.

Chelsea had struck the primary objective within the match, owing to Christian Pulisic”s efforts, however Arsenal got here from behind to win the match.

“Big games require big moments for big players – he (Aubameyang) did that in the semi-final and now today,” Arteta mentioned.

“People questioning whether he can do it in big games and he”s done it today,” he added.

Arsenal had completed the 2019-20 Premier League season on the eighth place, their lowest because the 1994-95 season.

Arteta additionally labelled the FA Cup win as one of the best second of his managing profession at Arsenal to date.


“I think this is the best moment of my career because I know the difficulties we’ve been through. I had one mission – make the players and staff believe that we could do it. Seeing the change in the dressing room is what makes me more proud,” Arteta mentioned.

“I completely understood the needs of this football club. I knew the challenges I was facing when I made a decision to come here and the expectations we will always have. This is the first one. Let”s enjoy it. My players have been fantastic and the staff and everyone upstairs,” he concluded.

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