Mikel Arteta vows to ‘change the energy’ and help Arsenal regain identity

Arteta confirmed as Arsenal manager on contract to 2023‘Players have to accept different way of thinking’ he saysMikel Arteta believes he is taking on a football club that has lost its way and that one of his first jobs as Arsenal’s head coach will be to help them regain their identity.The former Manchester City assistant was unveiled on Friday evening after signing a three-and-a-half-year contract and, in a hugely impressive opening mission statement, said he needed to understand the reasons why his new club – 10th in the Premier League – is in such a rut. Continue reading…