Arsenal news: Mikel Arteta signs three-year contract extension, keeping him with Gunners until 2025

Arsenal announced on Friday morning that both Mikel Arteta and Jonas Eidevall will stay with the Gunners, with the former signing until 2025.

After joining the club three years ago in 2019, Mikel Arteta has signed a contract extension keeping him in north London for another three seasons.

The former Gunners midfielder joined the club following Unai Emery's sacking in 2019 and has helped the side rebuild a young and exciting squad.

Currently sat fourth in the Premier League, Arsenal have a great chance of qualifying for the Champions League under Arteta for the first time, with the club not playing in the elite European tournament since the 2017/18 season.

Arteta also navigated his side's FA Cup win back in 2020, followed up by a Community Shield triumph to start the following season.

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"I'm excited, grateful and really, really happy today," said Arteta.

"We want to take the club to the next level and to compete really with the top teams. In order to do that, we have to be playing in the Champions League.

"We have to be able to evolve the team, improve our players, improve all departments, generate even more connection with our fans, improve the atmosphere at the Emirates, be able to recruit top, top talent and the best people for this club to drive this project to that level."

Arsenal women's manager Jonas Eidevall also signed a new contract after an impressive first season with the north London club.

Eidevall helped mount a title challenge in the Women's Super League, taking rivals Chelsea all the way to the final weekend.

Josh Kroenke praised the impact of both Eidevall and Arteta at the club, and was pleased to see them extend their stay.

"My father and I are delighted to have extended both Mikel's and Jonas' contracts. It provides stability and clarity for the future and helps us all move forward together effectively.

"Mikel's commitment and passion are clear for everyone to see. We are confident that as we move forward, he will get us back to competing for the top trophies in the game."

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