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Happy Birthday to Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta

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Join us in celebrating the 38th birthday of Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, and paying tribute to his achievements.

Today Mikel Arteta celebrates his 38th birthday.

Arteta started out his career as a youth player with the mighty Barcelona. However, after being loaned out to PSG he was deemed surplus to requirements in Catalonia and was sold to Glasgow Rangers.

His career in Scotland was shorted lived, but he did score a title securing penalty back in 2003.

After a brief return to his native Spain with Real Sociedad, he eventually settled in the Premier League with Everton.

Arteta was the jewel in the crown of a struggling Everton side.

But after six years on Merseyside, he made the move to Arsene Wenger’s title-challenging Arsenal.

It was there with the North London club that he lifted two FA Cups.

After retiring from the game in 2016, Arteta joined Pep Guardiola at Manchester City as an assistant manager.

However, after a three-year apprenticeship, he returned to the Gunners as manager when Unai Emery was fired.

Mikel Arteta happy birthday from Ronaldo.com.