Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta could leave Gunners to manage his boyhood Barcelona: report

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Burnley FC at Emirates Stadium on November 11, 2023 in London, England.
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Barcelona supremo Joan Laporta wants Mikel Arteta to be the Catalan giants’ next manager.

That’s according to Barcelona-based journalist Adrian Sanchez, who claims that the Arsenal boss has caught Laporta’s eye amid growing pressure on Xavi. The legendary midfielder began his managerial career with Qatari side Al Sadd before making the move back to his former club in November 2021 and led Barca to the La Liga title last season.

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