Pep Guardiola speaks out on Mikel Arteta after Arsenal talks

first_imgArteta sat alongside Guardiola as Man City beat Arsenal on Sunday (AFP via Getty Images)Q) If Arteta goes, what will you do?Guardiola: ‘The organisation, the staff, the club, is always alive. It’s not a position that always stays like it was today.‘Maybe tomorrow the people will not be here. Now he’s part of our group and our staff and [he will] stay here.‘When we have new news I will know it and you will know it and after we will know what happens.‘Now he’s here, he’ll travel with us, he trained today, prepared the training session and the game.’ Pep Guardiola has spoken out on Mikel Arteta’s likely move to Arsenal (Man City)Pep Guardiola admits Mikel Arteta has been ‘transparent and honest’ with him after the Spaniard held talks with Arsenal on understands that the Gunners are confident of reaching an agreement with Arteta this week after the two parties held talks after Manchester City’s 3-0 victory at the Emirates Stadium at the weekend.Arsenal’s managing director Vinai Venkatesham and contract negotiator Huss Fahmy held talks with Arteta at his home and the 37-year-old is now expected to be appointed as Unai Emery’s permanent successor.Arteta has taken City’s training session as usual this week but Guardiola admits he is unsure when his assistant will finally leave to join Arsenal.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTBelow are the questions Guardiola answered about Arteta’s situation during his press conference on Tuesday…Q) Any update on Arteta’s situation?Guardiola: ‘No, I know what you know.’ Advertisement Comment Pep Guardiola speaks out on Mikel Arteta after Arsenal talks Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 17 Dec 2019 2:05 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link507Shares Mikel Arteta is set to become Arsenal’s new manager (AMA/Getty Images)Q) Have you seen him?Guardiola: ‘Today I saw him yes.’Q) Will he be part of the game against Oxford?Guardiola: ‘He’s travelling, yes.’Q) What makes him such a good coach?Guardiola: ‘Because we were so smart to pick him up, and after the other clubs want him.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityQ) What are his qualities?Guardiola: ‘I’ve said many times, he’s an incredible person, a good manager, work ethic, that’s why he’s with us.’Q) Will he stay or go?Guardiola: ‘He’s talking with Arsenal so I don’t know what’s going to happen.’Q) Were you aware of Arteta’s meeting before the pictures were released?Guardiola: ‘Yes. I knew it, yes.’Q) Any advice for him?Guardiola: ‘Nothing, he’s an adult, he knows exactly what he has to do.‘He was incredibly transparent and honest with me.’ Arteta spent five years as a player at Arsenal (Getty Images)Q) A club the size of Arsenal going for Arteta?Guardiola: ‘It happens, last season we had Lee Nobes [City’s former head physio] here then he went to Liverpool.‘Now it’s happened with Mikel that teams want him.‘He knows exactly what we want, what we would like but in the end the final decision is individual, it’s personal.‘He’s still here because he wants to be.‘We decided to work together three years ago, what happened in the last few days I don’t know, honestly. I would like Mikel to be here, he can explain better than me.’AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisementlast_img read more

North Lakes home perfect for all the family

first_imgInside 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.The dining room opens to the outdoor entertaining area. There is also a guest room with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite. Upstairs, the master bedroom includes a walk-in robe and an impressive ensuite with dual basins, bathtub and separate toilet. The remaining bedrooms have built-in robes and there is a family bathroom, walk-in linen closet and family room. the home at 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.THIS two-storey family home with a pool, spa, triple garage and snooker room is on the market in North Lakes. The 550sq m home has six bedrooms, two ensuites and multiple living spaces, all on a 943 sqm block. Sandra and Robert Gregory bought 105 Possum Pde five years ago. “We liked the location, the size, the number of bedrooms and the openness of the layout,” Mr Gregory said. “There’s plenty of room to come together and room for everyone to have space for themselves. The in-ground swimming pool at 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.“With the guest room downstairs, it would suit anyone looking to have borders or anyone with elderly family at home.” The property is being marketed by Adam Ingram of Raine & Horne North Lakes for offers over $889,000. The master ensuite at 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.Outside, there is an in-ground swimming pool and low maintenance lawns and gardens. Mr Gregory said the property was in a friendly neighbourhood with lovely people. “The home would suit a large family or anyone looking for a big home,” he said. Inside 105 Possum Pde, North Lakes.“My favourite part of the home is a toss-up between the master bedroom and bathroom combination — that’s a great feature — and the games room. “For my wife, it would be a toss-up between the (open-plan) kitchen and dining room, and the second lounge room.”On the ground floor there is a triple-car garage, open-plan kitchen and dining room, rumpus room with full-size snooker table, media room and powder room. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019last_img read more