Mikel Arteta reveals how Matteo Guendouzi has reacted after holding crunch talks over his future

first_img Fulham v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 19:31FullscreenFulham v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/fulham-v-arsenal-mikel-arteta-press-conference-2247382/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘It is a new season and we had some really positive conversations between both parties, now he’s back with the group, he is training really well. ‘He went to France to play with the under-21s last week and played really well again, and he is here.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalPressed on Guendouzi’s future, Arteta added: ‘I don’t know, I am not going to discuss here what the things that happened internally. ‘But a lot of the things they have been writing, I can tell you they are not true.’MORE: Mikel Arteta outlines Arsenal’s transfer plans but avoids Houssem Aouar questionMORE: Arsenal bad boy Matteo Guendouzi has rejected three offers to leaveFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 11 Sep 2020 4:19 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisement Mikel Arteta reveals how Matteo Guendouzi has reacted after holding crunch talks over his future Mikel Arteta appears to have handed an Arsenal lifeline to Matteo Guendouzi (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta insists he has been encouraged by Matteo Guendouzi’s reaction following crunch talks between the pair over the Arsenal midfielder’s future.The 21-year-old featured prominently during the early weeks of Arteta’s tenure, but fell out of favour following a defeat at Brighton back in June during which he became embroiled in a controversial flash point with the Seagulls’ matchwinner Neal Maupay.Guendouzi did not play a single minute thereafter and has been linked with a departure this summer. Interest in the France international has been limited, however, with PSG and Lyon both publicly distancing themselves from the player.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe former Lorient star is said to have turned down moves to the likes of Valencia, Villarreal and Atalanta and now appears set to feature for Arsenal this season having returned to first team training earlier this week.ADVERTISEMENT‘Matteo has been training like any other player in the squad,’ said Arteta ahead of Saturday’s Premier League opener against Fulham. Advertisementlast_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *