Spurs Dealt Massive Blow As Arsenal Close In On Deal For Midfield Maestro

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Arsenal are set to land a transfer blow to arch rivals Tottenham Hotspurs with a lucrative coaching deal to current team captain Mikel Arteta, who is a target for Spurs.

With Arteta nearing the end of his playing career, the Spaniard has been heavily rumoured to be close to joining his long time friend and current Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino at the White Hart Lane in a coaching capacity.

However, Spurs are about to be handed a major blow after the exit of Arsenal U18 coach Frans de Kat and the pending summer exit also of U16s coach Jan van Loon has created several vacancies at the Emirates; with the Gunner’s board prepared to hand Arteta a key coaching role within the club’s academy.

This report will also come a bad news to Manchester City with incoming boss Pep Guardiola lining up Arteta for a coaching role under his reign at the Etihad.

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