Mikel Arteta has extended his contract with North London side Arsenal. The Spanish manager has signed a new contract with the Gunners till June 2025 with Arsenal Women coach Jonas Eidevall also signing new contract.
Arteta has shown that he is the right man for Arsenal’s job this season, with the club closing in on finish in top four with four games to go.
Arsenal released an official statement on their website to confirm Arteta and Jonas Eidevall’s new contracts on Friday morning.
“We are delighted to announce that Mikel Arteta and Jonas Eidevall have signed new contracts with the club. We marked the moment with a unique double signing at Emirates Stadium,” the club stated.
After signing new contract, here is what Arteta said.
“I’m excited, grateful and really, really happy today,” Mikel said after signing the extension, which runs until the end of season 2024/25.
“When I spoke to Josh he could see the club at the same point and he wanted to take the club the way I wanted to do it. So everything that he’s said, and that Stan has said when I’ve been together with both of them, they’ve always delivered.
“We want to take the club to the next level and to compete really with the top teams. In order to do that, we have to be playing in the Champions League.
“We have to be able to evolve the team, improve our players, improve all departments, generate even more connection with our fans, improve the atmosphere at the Emirates, be able to recruit top, top talent and the best people for this club to drive this project to that level.”