Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta signs new agreement until 2025

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has signed a new deal that will keep him at the London club till 2025, the Premier League team stated.

Arteta took over from Unai Emery in December 2019 and his previous contract was set to end at the end of next season.

“I’m excited, grateful and really, really happy today,” Arteta notified the club website.

“When I spoke to (director) Josh (Kroenke) he could see the club at the same point and he wanted to take the club the way I wanted to do it. So everything that he’s said, and that (owner) Stan (Kroenke) has said when I’ve been together with both of them, they’ve always delivered.”

Arteta triumphed the FA Cup with Arsenal in the 2019-20 season following they defeat Chelsea in the final. In his first full season in-charge previous year, the Spaniard led the club to 8th place in the league.

Arsenal are currently in 4th place and cover the last Champions League spot with 4 games to spare.

“We want to take the club to the next level and to compete really with the top teams. In order to do that, we have to be playing in the Champions League. We have to be able to evolve the team, improve our players, improve all departments,” Arteta further said.

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