- Freddie Ljungberg has made it clear that he is ready to work with Mikel Arteta at Arsenal
- Mikel Arteta was recently appointed as the new coach of Arsenal on Friday, December 20
- He will be in charge of Arsenal's next Premier League game against Everton
Freddie Ljungberg has confirmed his readiness to stay at Arsenal and work with new manager Mikel Arteta despite not being given the managerial position on permanent basis.
The 42-year-old replaced Unai Emery on interim capacity at Arsenal, but he failed to make any difference at the Emirates stadium.
That forced Arsenal chiefs to appoint former Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta as their new manager.
Arsenal are currently occupying 10th position on the Premier League standings with 22 points after 17 games played this season.
Mikel Arteta has also made it clear that the management have given him the mandate to bring trophies to the Emirates stadium.
“The message from me is still the same, get behind us and support the team!
“It’s been an honour to have helped the club I love for the last few weeks and I am excited to work with Mikel Arteta and his staff moving forwards,'' Freddie Ljungberg wrote on Twitter.
Arsenal will be at the Goodison Park on Saturday, December 21, to face Everton in Mikel Arteta's first game in charge of the Gunners.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how newly appointed Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta made it clear that he was given a clear message by Gunners' board for him to compete for honors at the Emirates stadium.
The 37-year-old Spaniard replaces Freddie Ljungberg who has been acting on interim capacity since Unai Emery was sacked at Arsenal.
Mikel Arteta spent three years at the Etihad stadium as an assistant coach where he won two Premier League titles with Pep Guardiola.
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