Arsenal, Mikel Arteta
Mikel Arteta | Picture: Arsenal Twitter

Ahead of their Premier League match against Bournemouth, Newly appointed Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has named his core coaching staff.

On Boxing day, December 26, Arsenal will travel to the south-coast tp AFC Bournemouth.

Freddie Ljungberg, who temporarily took charge of Arsenal after the sacking of Unai Emery, remains as the assistant coach and is joined by Albert Stuivenberg.

Steve Round is also joining the club as an assistant coach.

Inaki Cana Pavon has been appointed as goalkeeping coach from Brentford to work with Sal Bibbo.

Mikel Arteta said that he is delighted to have such talented coaches.

“I am delighted to have this talented group of coaches alongside me. They bring a great mix of experience and fresh thinking. Along with the talented people we have in the club already they will be key people to get us back to winning ways,” Arteta was quoted in a statement released by the club.

Arteta watched from the stands as Arsenal drew 0-0 at Everton, ending a 17-game wait for a clean sheet. He was appointed as manager on December 20.

Arsenal will now face Bournemouth in the Premier League on December 26.





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