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Arteta makes a statement – Arsenal’s superstar signing benched

MIkel Arteta, Arsenal, Premier League
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Mikel Arteta will be in charge of his first match as the Arsenal manager today with the Gunners facing Bournemouth away.

All eyes will be on Arteta, who will make his debut as a manager.

However, it looks like the Spaniard already has some ideas in mind.

He picked his starting eleven today with both Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil starting.

A big surprise is Nicolas Pepe, who will start on the bench.

A big pressure is on Arteta today, but it looks like he’s ready for the challenge.