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Arteta unfazed by Song exit

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta insists that the Gunners will be able to cope without Alex Song following his recent departure to Barcelona.

The Cameroon international sealed a 15-million-pound move to the Catalan giants this week, ending a seven-year stay with the north London club.

Despite speaking glowingly of his partnership with Song, the Spaniard expressed his belief that Arsenal's display against Sunderland showed they have the depth to overcome his exit.

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no_more_heroes1527d ago

Arteta could play there as a deep-lying playmaker, but then that's why we're going after Sahin.

I'm still optimistic that we can have a good season, especially when the new signings settle in.

goku323591526d ago

No matter how many great players leave Arsenal, it always remains a great club. This sort of scenario seems to happen every year: "good players leave arsenal. Critics begin prophesying Arsenal's demise. Arsenal makes do without said player. Arsenal always achieve a top 4 finish." This is why I have a great respect for your club.