Video: “I will beat him” – Pep Guardiola issues warning to Mikel Arteta over Arsenal job

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It now seems almost certain that Mikel Arteta will become the Arsenal boss, The BBC have reported he might even be announced as the manager tomorrow.

It looks set to be a fascinating appointment as he’s clearly a highly rated coach, but he doesn’t have any managerial experience and this is a huge job for anybody to take on.

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If he was hoping that he might get an easy ride when he takes his Arsenal side back to The Etihad in February, he might be very much mistaken:

Pep does go on to say that he’s only joking there but that seems doubtful in this case. He’s doing a good job of telling everyone he wishes Arteta the best and it’s easy to think he genuinely does, but a victory in that game might mean more to both men than they’ll ever let on.

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