Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has signed a new contract at Arsenal that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2024/25 season. Jonas Eidevall has also put pen to paper on a new deal after an impressive first season in London, in which he has taken the Women’s Super League title challenge all the way to the final weekend.
In what is a huge show of faith from the club, the Spaniard has signed a new deal at the Emirates Stadium, following an impressive campaign from the Gunners that could end with them finishing in a Champions League place for the first time in five years.
A short statement on Arsenal.com read: “We are delighted to announce that Mikel Arteta and Jonas Eidevall have signed new contracts with the club.”
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Arteta has spoken about the new deal himself, saying: “When I spoke to Josh [Kroenke] he could see the club at the same point and he wanted to take the club the way I wanted to do it. So everything that he’s said, and that Stan has said when I’ve been together with both of them, they’ve always delivered.
“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.”
Eidevall, who joined from Swedish side Rosengard last summer, has also signed a contract which will take him through to the end of the 2023/24 season. With that in mind, Josh Kroenke has expressed his delight at getting both deals over the line: “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.
“Turning to Jonas, he has had a fantastic start to his career in England. He has done a terrific job with the team, and we are in contention for the title on the last weekend. We are confident that he will continue to take us forward in the years ahead.”