PEP GUARDIOLA has instructed Arsenal’s board to present under-fire Mikel Arteta time — as they won’t discover a higher supervisor than him.
It will likely be a yr subsequent week since the Spaniard left his role as Manchester City coach to take cost on the Emirates.
Pep Guardiola has urged Arsenal to maintain religion with Mikel ArtetaCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The previous Manchester Metropolis assistant is below strain on the GunnersCredit score: Reuters
And Sunday’s disastrous 1-0 home defeat to Burnley has left him below strain — regardless of profitable the FA Cup and Group Protect in the summertime.
Arsenal are at present languishing in fifteenth however former Barcelona king Guardiola — who labored with Arteta for 3½ years on the Etihad — is satisfied his countryman will take the Gunners again to the highest.
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Guardiola stated: “Typically when a membership comes from a interval that’s not so good, typically it wants time.
“I’d say to the board at Arsenal, I do not need any doubts about his high quality and capability to place Arsenal within the place that they should be.
“Arsenal couldn’t have a greater supervisor to steer this membership on this yr and the subsequent — no person is best than him.
“He’s among the finest managers I’ve ever labored with and seen straight.
“For his persona and his dedication and his love for his membership — as a result of if it weren’t for the love of his membership he would nonetheless be right here.”
The pair have stayed in contact since they went their separate methods in December final yr, when Arteta succeeded the axed Unai Emery.
And Guardiola added: “I don’t have to present publicly my help as a result of he has it and he is aware of that he has it.
“I’m fairly positive he’ll flip it spherical and can do it like everybody expects.”