Arsenal press conference live: Mikel Arteta on Newcastle, Pablo Mari and injury news

Hello, and welcome to’s live coverage of Mikel Arteta’s press conference ahead of Newcastle vs Arsenal at St. James’ Park on Sunday afternoon.

The Gunners are unbeaten in their last five Premier League games heading into this clash, but have won just one of those matches, with four draws since.

They currently sit 10th in the table, and will need a decent performance against Steve Bruce’s side to come away with all three points. Newcastle have not lost in their last four, and are level on points with the Gunners.

Arteta is set to give an injury update for his squad, with Pablo Mari not expected to be making his debut on Sunday.

Read what Arteta has to say below.