Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta 'to leave at end of the season' amid Barcelona links: report

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp greets Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta during the teams' meeting at Anfield in December 2023.
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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta could be set to follow Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp and Barcelona boss Xavi in stepping down at the end of the season.

Klopp announced his decision to leave Liverpool next summer in a shock piece of news on Friday and after Barcelona's 5-3 loss at home to Villarreal on Saturday, Xavi revealed he too would be stepping down in June.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.