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Arsenal news: Mikel Arteta closes in on €6m transfer, Mesut Ozil hint on future, injury boost

All the latest Arsenal news and transfer gossip, plus build-up to the Gunners’ Premier League clash against Newcastle after the mid-season break.

The mid-season winter break is almost at an end.

Arsenal will be back in Premier League this weekend when they host Newcastle United

Before the mid-season winter break, the Gunners drew 0-0 with Burnley – a result which kept their unbeaten record across all competitions in 2020 under Mikel Arteta intact.

However, there’s not been too many victories to celebrate during this period.

Two wins from the last 17 Premier League games is hardly the form of a side hoping to seal a top-four spot, so Arsenal will want to return to action with a bang.

Mikel Arteta makes Arsenal promise and explains what he learnt from Pep Guardiola

Mikel Arteta has insisted on creating his own managerial identity despite learning a great deal in the three years he spent as Pep Guardiola’s assistant manager at Manchester City.

The Spaniard joined Guardiola’s coaching staff immediately after retiring as Arsenal captain in 2016. With three-and-a-half seasons of experience as a No.2. he decided to take the next step when he was appointed the Gunners head coach in…