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Arsenal Chiefs Given Mikel Arteta Sack Message As Antonio Conte Makes His Feelings Clear

Arsenal entirely chief are continuing to stand behind Mikel Arteta as it emerged there has been no approach for Antonio Conte, who established as one of best coach in the world of football.

The Gunners are sitting bottom of the league standings with three defeat from the three games, while also yet to record a goal, despite splashed out over £150million on sixth players during recently closed summer transfer window.

After the ended last campaign without qualifying for European competitions and start the season in disappointing ways, it seemed as if the board were losing patience with the manager as Antonio Conte was reportedly lined up as his successor.

However, Arsenal entirely chief are continuing to stand behind the Spanish coach and reported of a ‘pre-agreement’ with the Italian have been firmly dismissed while pundits have calling for the Gunners to give the Spaniard more time despite their difficult start to the season.

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Roy Keane is one person who thinks Mikel Arteta needs to be given the opportunity to turn things around and it’s not his fault the club handed out ‘silly’ contracts in recent years.

He told Sky Sports: ‘I would give him longer, you have to give the manager longer. We have seen it in Ole (Gunnar Solskjaer), he needed two or three years before he started to make progress.

‘Jurgen Klopp was an established manager but it does take time. Arsenal have a lot of very good, young potential players but it is just potential.

‘This is where you need your senior players to help the young kids along and I don’t think Arsenal have the real, top senior quality players who have good habits that will help the young lads.

‘There are players at Arsenal on massive wages and you can’t shift them. They won’t want to leave Arsenal because they are settled in London, they have a cushy life and you talk about clubs when we played, players were hungry and had a desire to win football matches week in, week out.

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‘But you have players here who probably the manager doesn’t want nothing to do with, but the club can’t shift them because they give out silly contracts.’

In any case, Antonio Conte has made it clear that Arsenal isn’t a project he would be interested in after rejecting Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the summer.

He knocked them back as he wanted to join a team that was competing for silverware.

In an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, The Italian boss explained: ‘I look for the projects instead and I am ready to stay at home if something is not convincing me.

‘It has to do with vision, honesty and principles. Generally, I like challenges and I’ve accepted many of them during my career.

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‘Even the top clubs I coached were never the favourites when I arrived.

‘However, if there’s something that doesn’t convince me I prefer not to accept, regardless of the money.’

Coaching abroad is something that is attractive to Antonio Conte, however, he added: ‘I would like to have more experiences abroad. I think that I am not someone who is happy with just a comfortable situation. I always chose the most difficult situation instead.

‘As a player, I won everything it was possible to win, but I also lost a great deal. When you lose, it leaves within you the desire not to experience that again, so you do everything to transmit that to your players when you are a head coach. It all comes from your scars and wanting to avoid getting more.’

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