Ex-Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi has targeted leaving the club after a permanent move to Marseille as Pablo Mari has revealed Mikel Arteta’s ruthlessness
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Mikel Arteta’s ruthlessness as Arsenal manager has been revealed by a former player.
The Spaniard took charge of the Emirates Stadium in December 2019 following the departure of Unai Emery – and his first signing was defender Pablo Mari.
Mari, who is currently hard at work trading in Italy’s Serie A with Udinese, opened up to the candid talk he held with his former boss, which prevented him from leaving the club.
It comes as Matteo Guendouzi has decided to leave the Gunners permanently after meeting the terms of his loan at Ligue 1, Marseille.
And Martin Odegaard’s latent influence at the club was captured perfectly by City of Manchester Coach Pep Guardiola.
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Pep Guardiola’s comments this week have been warmly welcomed, as the Manchester City boss insists statistics are not everything when judging a player’s performance.
Talking about Man City’s difficulties, Jack Grealish since moving to the Etihad Stadium last summer, Guardiola said: “There are players who make the team play well but they are not in the statistics.”
And Guardiola’s former assistant Mikel Arteta also appears to have been cut from the same cloth, with the comments also perfectly describing Martin Odegaard’s impact at Arsenal this season.
Arteta’s ruthlessness revealed
Pablo Mari has revealed a conversation he held with Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta that helped him decide his future elsewhere.
The former Gunners defender was Arteta’s first signing at the club in January 2020 but he has struggled to keep a place in the club’s starting line-up.
But it led to Mari going to his former boss to demand more first-team football, and Arteta’s response to his player’s demands shows how ruthless the Arsenal manager is. any.
Guendouzi’s farewell stroke
Matteo Guendouzi has set his sights on leaving Arsenal after moving to Marseille.
The French midfielder joined the Ligue 1 side on loan last summer and club president Pablo Longoria has now confirmed that the terms of that deal have now been met to make the move possible. perpetual concession.
Guendouzi joined the Gunners when Unai Emery took charge but fell out of favor with Arteta after a number of incidents.
He spent last season on loan at Hertha Berlin after Arteta decided he was redundant.
And after a permanent transfer away from the club, the midfielder seems to have succumbed to the temptation to aim a farewell shot at his former owners.
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