Mikel Arteta

Birth date 26 Mar 1982 (33 years)
Nationality Spain Spain
Height 175 cm
Position Midfielder
Team history
Arsenal FC 2011 - present
Everton FC 2005 - 2011
Everton FC 2005 (loan)
Real Sociedad 2004 - 2005
Rangers FC 2002 - 2004
Paris Saint Germain FC 2001 - 2002 (loan)
FC Barcelona B 1999 - 2002
FC Barcelona C 1999

Mikel Arteta is a Spanish football player who currently features for the English and European giants Arsenal. He plays as an attacking midfielder and is rated as one of the best in the Premier League.

Arteta is a graduate of the Barcelona youth system but failed to play any matches for the senior side. He was farmed out on loan to French side Paris Saint Germain for the two seasons from 2000 to 2002 but failed to succeed and played for Rangers from 2002 to 2004. He then played for Real Sociedad in the 2004-2005 season and in January 2005 joined Everton.

Arteta was revelation at Everton and played 162 Premier League matches for the Blues. He developed into a Premier League class midfielder and established himself as one of the best players for the Toffees.

Following the departure of Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona in the summer of 2011, Arsenal signed Arteta from Everton for £10 million on a four-year contract. The Spaniard was an instant success at the Emirates Stadium and was hailed as an able replacement for Fabregas. In August 2012, he was made the vice-captain of the North London club.

Arteta has represented Spain at the Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-21 levels, but has yet to make his debut for the senior side.

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Arteta scored an own goal making it 3-0 in the 62nd minute of Everton vs Arsenal - 12 months ago

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Arteta scored a goal for Arsenal, making it 5-1 in the 69th minute of Liverpool vs Arsenal - about 1 year ago

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Arteta was shown a red card after 65 minutes in Crystal Palace vs Arsenal - over 1 year ago

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Arteta scored a goal for Arsenal, making it 0-1 in the 47th minute of Crystal Palace vs Arsenal - over 1 year ago

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Arteta was shown a yellow card after 90 minutes in Swans vs Arsenal - over 1 year ago

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Mikel Arteta

Birth date 26 Mar 1982 (33 years)
Nationality Spain Spain
Height 175 cm
Position Midfielder
Team history
Arsenal FC 2011 - present
Everton FC 2005 - 2011
Everton FC 2005 (loan)
Real Sociedad 2004 - 2005
Rangers FC 2002 - 2004
Paris Saint Germain FC 2001 - 2002 (loan)
FC Barcelona B 1999 - 2002
FC Barcelona C 1999

Mikel Arteta is a Spanish football player who currently features for the English and European giants Arsenal. He plays as an attacking midfielder and is rated as one of the best in the Premier League.

Arteta is a graduate of the Barcelona youth system but failed to play any matches for the senior side. He was farmed out on loan to French side Paris Saint Germain for the two seasons from 2000 to 2002 but failed to succeed and played for Rangers from 2002 to 2004. He then played for Real Sociedad in the 2004-2005 season and in January 2005 joined Everton.

Arteta was revelation at Everton and played 162 Premier League matches for the Blues. He developed into a Premier League class midfielder and established himself as one of the best players for the Toffees.

Following the departure of Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona in the summer of 2011, Arsenal signed Arteta from Everton for £10 million on a four-year contract. The Spaniard was an instant success at the Emirates Stadium and was hailed as an able replacement for Fabregas. In August 2012, he was made the vice-captain of the North London club.

Arteta has represented Spain at the Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-21 levels, but has yet to make his debut for the senior side.

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Arteta was shown a yellow card after 15 minutes in Arsenal vs Dortmund - 4 months ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta was credited with an assist in the 90th minute of Arsenal vs Manchester Utd - 4 months ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta scored a goal for Arsenal, making it 1-0 in the 25th minute of Arsenal vs Anderlecht - 5 months ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta was shown a yellow card after 55 minutes in Sunderland vs Arsenal - 5 months ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta was shown a yellow card after 90 minutes in Everton vs Arsenal - 12 months ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta scored an own goal making it 3-0 in the 62nd minute of Everton vs Arsenal - 12 months ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta scored a goal for Arsenal, making it 5-1 in the 69th minute of Liverpool vs Arsenal - about 1 year ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta was shown a red card after 65 minutes in Crystal Palace vs Arsenal - over 1 year ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta scored a goal for Arsenal, making it 0-1 in the 47th minute of Crystal Palace vs Arsenal - over 1 year ago

Mikel Arteta

Arteta was shown a yellow card after 90 minutes in Swans vs Arsenal - over 1 year ago

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