Arsenal’s manager, Arteta, has indicated his departure from the club at the end of this season, sparking rumours of a potential move to Barcelona. This follows the footsteps of Klopp’s link with Liverpool and Xavi’s association with Barcelona. Reported by the Spanish newspaper Sport, Arteta has informed the Arsenal board about his decision to leave.
According to Sport, who first broke the news, Arteta’s decision could be related to Xavi’s announcement. Therefore, the Spanish manager now appears as a principal contender for the Barcelona managerial spot left vacant by Xavi. The race seems likely to shape up between Arteta and Bologna’s manager, Thiago Motta, who is highly regarded in Catalonia.