Manchester City furious as Mikel Arteta holds final talks over Arsenal job

Arteta understood to have been offered contract to 2023City are not happy with the way Arsenal have handled matterMikel Arteta’s lawyers are holding final talks with Arsenal to conclude a deal for him to take the manager’s job, a turn of events that has left Manchester City furious.Arteta, who has been offered a long‑term contract believed to be until 2023, is in line to replace Unai Emery, who was sacked on 29 November, and take the reins from the Arsenal caretaker, Freddie Ljungberg. City are believed to have demanded around £1m in compensation for their assistant coach but are still awaiting formal discussions with Arsenal to settle this. Continue reading…