Mikel Arteta returned to The Emirates on Friday as Arsenal’s new boss. The Spaniard has become the youngest active manager in the Premier League aged 37.
Arteta looked likely to join the club in the last few days and we brought you the news that he was favourite on Monday.
Arteta seemed excited but professional in his first press conference, helping to illustrate how well regarded he is in the game.
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Enjoy the photos below of Arteta’s first day.
.@David_Ornstein: Why join Arsenal now?
Arteta: "Sometimes in this industry, you can have a plan but emotions get involved. When Arsenal knocks on any door it's difficult to ignore, when they knock at my door it touches my heart. I had to take the challenge." #AFC pic.twitter.com/ozQNMy9KuY
— Fresh Arsenal (@Fresh_Arsenal) December 20, 2019