If that sounds like an odd way to describe a manager who has dominated every country in which he has worked and twice conquered Europe, it is because this is the competition that remains a stick to beat him with. Never has Guardiola managed to win it without Lionel Messi. Now he Read More »
The interim boss has overseen two Premier League wins.
A goalless draw at the Emirates Stadium saw the Gunners crash out 2-1 on aggregate to former boss Unai Emery’s Villarreal at the last-four stage.
Mikel Arteta says last night's Europa League exit has caused him "a deep pain", but he still believes he is the right man to take Arsenal forward. The Gunners crashed out at the semi-finals stage after drawing 0-0 at home against Villarreal, with their former boss Unai Emery securing a 2-1 win on aggregate to set up a final against Manchester United in Gdansk on May 26. The defeat has ramped up the pressure on Arteta, with Arsenal sat ninth in the Premier League and facing the prospect of no European football next season for the first time in 25 years.