- Current club: Arsenal
- Date of Birth: 26 March 1982
- Birthplace: San Sebastián, San Sebastián, Spain
- Position: Midfielder
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Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has questioned why Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez was not considered for the Arsenal job after the departure of legendary manager Arsene Wenger at the end of last season.
BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein has claimed that Arsenal are close to announcing Unai Emery as their next head coach. The Spaniard was relieved of his duties with Paris Saint-Germain on Sunday and he has since travelled to London to hold talks with the Gunners' hierarchy.
Mikel Arteta is reportedly on the verge of being announced as Arsenal's next manager with only his backroom staff left to be sorted. Gunners legend Thierry Henry has been approached to become the Spaniard's assistant for the 2018/19 season and beyond.
Arsenal could reportedly consider the summer sale of midfielder Aaron Ramsey, should he fail to agree on a new contract ahead of next season.
Italian manager Max Allegri has reiterated his ambition to stay put with Juventus for the 2018/19 season. The 50-year-old guided the Bianconeri to their seven straight Serie A crown following last night's goalless draw at AS Roma.
Former Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique has reportedly made staggering wage demands in order to succeed Arsene Wenger as the next Arsenal manager.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could reportedly be dismissed from his head coach position, should he fail to guide the Gunners to Europa League success this term.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly identified Mikel Arteta as the leading candidate to replace him as the next Gunners head coach. The 68-year-old has received plenty of criticism for the club's performances of late, but he remains adamant that he will see out the remainder of his contract which expires in June 2019.
Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is reportedly the leading candidate in the Arsenal shortlist to replace manager Arsene Wenger at the end of the season.
Former Bayern Munich head coach Carlo Ancelotti has been identified as a potential candidate to replace Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger at the end of the campaign.
Arsenal head coach Arsene Wenger could reportedly end his long-term association with the Gunners when the season comes to a close. Former Gunners midfielder Mikel Arteta has been earmarked as a potential successor at the Emirates Stadium.
“Write what you want to write.” These are the now infamous last words of Ronald Koeman, who had his head placed on the chopping block at Everton’s Finch Farm yesterday and subsequently lost his job.
The 22-year-old former Manchester City trainee is wanted by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino after glowing reports from head of recruitment Paul Mitchell, who has been tracking the attacking midfielder all season.
Arsenal look set to secure the services of Granit Xhaka this month after they finalized a transfer fee with Borussia Monchengladbach. The Swiss international has been on the Gunners radar since the start of the year.
Arsenal are planning a move for Empoli midfielder Riccardo Saponara. Italian champions Juventus have also been credited with interest for the 24-year-old midfielder.
Newly-promoted Middlesbrough are eager to make a move for Mathieu Flamini whose contract runs out at Arsenal in the summer. The Frenchman is expected to follow the likes of Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky through the Emirates exit door next month.
Arsenal are reported to be weighing up a bid for Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante. The Gunners are in the market for a new enforcer with the likes of Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Tomas Rosicky set to leave the Emirates in the summer.
Arsenal have had another check on Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira, Portuguese outlet O Jogo claims. The Gunners were linked with a move for the 24-year-old in January, but a deal never materialised.
Arsenal are monitoring the performances of Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira ahead of a summer move for his signature. The 24-year-old had been linked with a potential switch to the Emirates in January, but a deal never materialised.
Mathieu Flamini is expected to leave Arsenal at the end of his contract, according to reports.