Mike Arteta says he is ‘fully focused’ on Arsenal despite recent reports linking him with a move to Barcelona.
The La Liga club stage their presidential elections this weekend, and candidate Joan Laporta is believed to want the Gunners boss to replace current head coach Ronald Koeman/
“There is always going to be speculation when there are elections in Barcelona, it’s a huge team,” he said (via Independent).
“Obviously I was raised there as a player and there is always going to be links.
“But I am fully focused on the job that I have to do here, which we have a lot to do, and I am really enjoying it.
“Today and tomorrow I am the manager of Arsenal football club and I am really enjoying it. And I want to do much better than what we have done so far.
“What I can tell you is I feel privileged to manage this football club and that I’m extremely happy.”
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