Arsenal have now taken nine extra points this season courtesy of goals scored in the last five minutes of games
Browsing: Mikel Arteta
The USA international was tipped for big things in North London after a number of prolific campaigns at youth level
This was after the visitors fought back, but he was relieved to begin the new Premier League campaign with a victory.
The 21-year-old was a part of the squad to face Monaco in Wednesday’s Emirates Cup fixture.
On the back of challenging for last season’s Premier League title, the Gunners have already made some stellar additions
According to the Spanish manager, the England midfielder is a “lighthouse”, who will make other players better.
He saw Balogun star on-loan with Reims last season, telling Daily Star: “I’m not the Arsenal manager but Balogun’s very good.
This was after his team had led the race for so long but lost form in the crucial run-in.
Needing to win to delay the Citizens’ coronation for at least 24 hours, Mikel Arteta’s men produced a toothless performance.
Guardiola is looking to become just the second manager in Premier League history, after Sir Alex Ferguson, to win the award as many as four times, having previously received the accolade in 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2020-21.
Mikel Arteta’s side assured themselves of a top-two finish by seeing off Newcastle United 2-0 last weekend.
The flimsy defeat on Tyneside last May wrecked Arsenal’s chances of finishing in the top four of the English Premier League.
However, there were those who questioned whether Mikel Arteta’s side would be able to cope when Manchester City turned up the heat.
For the second week in succession, the Gunners let a 2-0 advantage slip from their grasp in another damaging blow to their Premier League title hopes at the London Stadium.
The Gunners have enjoyed their best Premier League campaign for two decades, with Mikel Arteta’s side sitting six points clear at the top
The Gunners hold an eight-point lead at the top at the time of writing, while the Whites are one of nine teams in danger of demotion to the second tier.
After recovering from a February lull, the Gunners entered the international break on the back of four successive Premier League wins in March to surge eight points clear of Manchester City at the top of the pile.
Shortly after the Mikel Arteta lads battered Crystal Palace in a London derby, the Gunners fans sent the goodwill message
Arsenal and Sporting Lisbon drew 1-1 in London and finished 3-3 on aggregate in the tie before the Portuguese club advanced to the quarter-finals with a 5-3 penalty kicks shootout.
Granit Xhaka propelled Arsenal into an undeserved lead in the first half, but an astonishing Pedro Goncalves effort from at least 50 yards forced extra time in North London.