Meanwhile, Arteta said his desire to keep captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the Emirates Stadium after reports linking the 30-year-old with a move to Barcelona. After a long term injury of Luis suarez
Aubameyang, who has scored 14 Premier League goals so far this season, served the final game of his three-match suspension during the Gunner’s win at Bournemouth, and Arteta cannot wait to get the striker back in his side.
“I want Auba here 100 per cent,” Arteta said. “I’m so happy with him and I can’t wait to have him available again after suspension.”