VIDEO: Arsenal midfielder teaches defence splitting pass

In the video Mikel Arteta shows how to spot space and weight the perfect pass to take defenders out of the game. Arteta wears the super soft PUMA King. It’s in his nature to be the Ringleader – he runs the show. Arteta has filmed exclusive Nature of Performance training videos to help you become […]

The Importance of Mikel Arteta to Arsenal

The Spanish national team is blessed with a plethora of world-class midfield players, meaning that 30-year-old Mikel Arteta is still awaiting his first cap for the senior international side. Although the likes of Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Xabi Alonso have ensured that Spain have managed rather well without him, this blog looks at just how […]

STATS: Liverpool better in final third but Arsenal can tackle

Liverpool 0-2 Arsenal Passes 1. Mikel Arteta 87/92 – 94.6% 2. Joe Allen 69/74 – 93.2% 3. Santiago Cazorla 65/72 – 90.3% 4. Abou Diaby 58/64 – 90.6% 5. Glen Johnson 56/67 – 83.6% Liverpool 473/522 – 87% Arsenal 413/491 – 84% Attaching Third Passes 1. Glen Johnson 21/30 – 70% 2. Steven Gerrard 21/25 […]

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