Mikel Arteta hits back at Thierry Henry criticism and lauds Arsenal 'legend' Patrick Vieira ahead of Palace showdown

MIKEL ARTETA has hit back at Arsenal legend Thierry Henry ahead of the Gunners' clash with Crystal Palace. But he reserved praise for fellow Arsenal icon Patrick Vieira, who will take on his former side this weekend in the Eagles’ dugout. Former Gunners striker Henry questioned his old team following their 0-0 draw with Brighton, suggesting Arteta may not be

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Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta raves about ‘really good’ Ben White after £50m signing’s solid showing in Tottenham defeat

ARSENAL boss Mikel Arteta was very pleased with £50million man Ben White's first start in a Gunners shirt. The 23-year-old played just over an hour in the 1-0 defeat to Spurs on Sunday, but the score was level when White was replaced by Calum Chambers. The Mind Series clash at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was White's second game in an

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Mikel Arteta 'has lost dressing room with Arsenal players not running for him any more' claims Gabby Agbonlahor

MIKEL ARTETA has lost the Arsenal dressing room with Arsenal's players no longer running for him, claims Gabby Agbonlahor. The talkSPORT pundit delivered a damning verdict on the future of the Arsenal boss. But the former Aston Villa striker has sympathy for Arteta and launched a stinging attack on the Arsenal players. Agbonlahor told talkSPORT: "You've got to understand Arteta

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Arsenal boss Mikel Areta drops huge hint that Mesut Ozil could be recalled to squad in January ahead of Burnley clash

AN ARSENAL return for Mesut Ozil appears to be on the cards next month – but Mikel Arteta says a decision has still not been made. The struggling Gunners have scored just two goals in their last seven Premier League matches and have slid to 15th in the table. The German playmaker has played no part in that after he

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Eddie Nketiah hails Mikel Arteta as Arsenal star is named England Under-21 captain for Euro qualifier vs Kosovo

EDDIE NKETIAH paid tribute to Mikel Arteta after being named England Under-21s captain for tonight’s Euro qualifier in Kosovo. Striker Nketiah has developed hugely under Arteta at Arsenal following a difficult first half of the season on loan at Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds. He came on in last month’s FA Cup final victory over Chelsea and started last weekend in the

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Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta could sell Mesut Ozil, Matteo Guendouzi and Sokratis this summer in huge transfer fire sale – The Sun

MIKEL ARTETA apparently wants a “ruthless clear-out” at Arsenal to pave the way for new signings. The Gunners boss already has a number of targets in mind with reports claiming they have begun talks with Feyenoord for £23million playmaker Orkun Kokcu. Now the Spaniard is looking to free up room in his squad and on the payroll for summer additions.

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