Arsene Wenger says Mikel Arteta has qualities to be manager
ARSENE Arteta has Wenger "all of says the qualities" Mikel needed to succeed him as Arsenal manager.
Former captain Arteta is among the candidates to replace Wenger, who left at the end of the season after 22 years in charge. Spaniard Arteta, 36, played 150 games for Arsenal and is currently a coach at champions Manchester City. "He was a leader, has good passion for the game, knows the club and knows what is important at the club," Wenger said. Arteta, who has never managed a team, took up a role at City under manager Pep Guardiola in 2016. Wenger, 68, told Bein Sports: "Overall he has the qualities but I don't want to influence that publicly."
“I believe it is important they make their choice in an objective way and after made that decision I will support him.”