“Fully focused on work here at Arsenal,” Mikel Arteta shrugs off Real Madrid rumors
Mikel Arteta not interested in taking over Real Madrid's manager offer despite strong links
Mikel Arteta in Pre-match interview(Image Via-Twitter)
Mikel Arteta has recently been linked to taking over Carlo Ancelotti’s place at Real Madrid. However, responding to these rumors lately, Arteta simply stated, “I am fully focused on what I am doing here at Arsenal. I am extremely happy and grateful to be in this great football club.”
Mikel Arteta has been doing some great work, with the Gunners currently at the top of the table in the Premier League. Currently, with a win rate of 74%, Arteta is amongst the most successful managers in Europe.
With every passing moment, speculations are rising over Carlo Ancelotti leaving Santiago Bernabeu at the end of this season. It only makes sense that managers of great caliber and with results to prove their worth gets linked with a such great history like Real Madrid. And at the moment Mikel Arteta checks all those boxes perfectly. But we have to wait until the end of the season to see if all these are only speculation or does any actual truth lies beneath this?
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says Kylian Mbappe should leave PSG for Real Madrid
While speaking as a pundit on CBS Sports, the Arsenal legend Thierry Henry said that Paris Saint-Germain might find it hard to keep the French starlet Kylian Mbappe at the club. Especially after the club’s yet another champions league exit in the Round of 16 against the German side Bayern Munich.
Henry said, “I think it is going to be difficult to keep him at the club even if he stayed last summer. Kylian has got to leave PSG.” He then delved into his own experience at Arsenal, specifically the part where he left the club in 2007 to join the Spanish giants Barcelona. Theirry Henry then said, “I’ll tell you why I left Arsenal, I like to compete for more than anything in the world. I loved Arsenal but I loved to compete for more.”
In what could be considered to be an ominous message to the French Goal machine Kylian Mbappe, Henry finished by saying, “So if you like to compete, Kylian, you have to go and compete.”