Paris Saint-Germain’s managerial search linked the capital club to various names, including Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta. The Spanish tactician elaborated on his happiness with the London-based club.
Rumors began to circulate, suggesting that Arteta was being considered as a potential candidate for the managerial role at PSG. With the Parisian club’s aspirations for success and its resources, it was no surprise that Arteta’s name was thrown into the mix.
However, the Spanish coach swiftly dismissed the speculation, emphasizing his satisfaction with his current position at Arsenal.
“I can only say that I am happy at Arsenal,” Arteta told MARCA. ” I feel loved, valued by our owners … and I have a lot to do here at this club. I am happy and tremendously grateful to be at Arsenal.”
Mikel Arteta on PSG links: “I can only say that I am happy at Arsenal. I feel loved, valued by our owners.. and I have a lot to do here at this club. I am happy and tremendously grateful to be at Arsenal.” 🇪🇸🗣️ @marca pic.twitter.com/Kx3IlRNALL
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The manager’s remarks about his contentment at Arsenal also reflect the trust and support he enjoys from the club’s hierarchy. The board and ownership have recognized Arteta’s potential and have shown faith in his vision by providing him with financial backing in the transfer market.
Despite some inconsistencies, like not winning the 2022-23 Premier League, Arteta has implemented a clear tactical philosophy and has demonstrated a commitment to developing young talents within the squad.