Mikel Arteta refuses to guarantee Matteo Guendouzi will remain at Arsenal

first_imgMikel Arteta refuses to guarantee Matteo Guendouzi will remain at Arsenal Advertisement Advertisement Arteta wants his players fully committed (Picture: Getty)It is not the first time the 21-year-old has got on the wrong side of his manager after a rocky start to the relationship at Arsenal.Arteta dropped Guendouzi in February following a winter training camp in Dubai as he was unhappy with the youngster’s attitude.Asked if there were any further disciplinary action take against Guendouzi, Arteta replied: ‘Whatever internal issues we have, we will deal with them privately and I am never going to make any of that public.’MORE: Willian speaks out on Chelsea future amid transfer interest from Manchester United and ArsenalMORE: Manchester United target Matteo Guendouzi as midfielder asks to leave ArsenalFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Guendouzi was sidelined by Arteta (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta has remained tight-lipped about the future of Matteo Guendouzi, but the Arsenal manager did refuse to say if the midfielder would be at the club next season.Guendouzi has reportedly told Arsenal chiefs he wants a transfer after he was dropped by Arteta for disciplinary reasons following his confrontation with Brighton striker Neal Maupay.Manchester United are showing an interest in the Frenchman and Arteta hinted any player was free to leave if they didn’t buy into his vision for the club.‘All the players that are here, I am counting on them,’ he said. ADVERTISEMENT‘If they want to jump on the boat they are more than welcome and that’s always my mindset. AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I am here to help all of them to improve individually and collectively. That is my job.’Arteta axed Guendouzi entirely from his 20-man squad that took on Southampton on Thursday. Coral BarryFriday 26 Jun 2020 10:44 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1kShareslast_img read more

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first_imgYouth job and resource fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Northeast San Fernando Valley WorkSource Center, 11623 Glenoaks Blvd., Pacoima. Open to ages 18-24. Bring resume and dress for success. Call (323) 377-4107. Senior Festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Free. Call (805) 381-2744. Friends of Amelia Earhart Library used-book sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. North Hollywood Park, 5211 Tujunga Ave. Call (818) 766-7185. Community picnic sponsored by City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel, 11:30 a.m., Valley Plaza Park, 12240 Archwood St., North Hollywood. Free, but book donation requested to benefit local school libraries. Benefit for Our Bravest, street festival to benefit military and public-safety support organizations, noon-6 p.m. 4500 block of Sherman Oaks Ave., Sherman Oaks. Call (818) 222-6693. SATURDAY Big Tujunga trail maintenance, 9 a.m.-noon, Wentworth Street and Cottonwood Avenue. Bring hat, gloves, sunblock and insect repellent. Cruizin’ Tunes car and model show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Canoga Park High School, 6850 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Registration: 7-10 a.m. Entry fee: $25. Call (818) 347-7554. Journey to the Planets and Beyond, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, La Canada Flintridge. See www.jpl.nasa.gov. Marine Corps League will charter Valley Detachment 1277, 6:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 176, 602 Pico St., San Fernando. Dinner at 5 p.m., celebration at 8 p.m. Donation $25. Call (818) 621-3920. Mail Datebook entries – including time, date, location and phone number – to Daily News City Desk, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365; fax (818) 713-0058; e-mail dnmetro@dailynews.com.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more