The Arsenal coach, who was an assistant to Pep Guardiola until December last year, referred to the TAS decision with which citizens can be in the European competition.
Mikel Arteta he was glad that his old club, Manchester City, can compete in the Champions League after the resolution of the TAS who lifted the sanction of the UEFA to the English team for breaking the financial fair play.
The Arsenal manager, who served as Pep Guardiola’s assistant until last December, believes that the ruling serves as motivation for an institution that deserves, for him, to be in European competitions. “What they have done on the court is unquestionable and for that reason they deserve to play. It would have been sad not to have the Premier runner-up in the Champions League, ”said Arteta on Tuesday.
He also added: “Football things have to be solved on the field of play and not on the desktop.” Recall that this Wednesday Arsenal receives Liverpool, in the Emirates, with those of Jürgen Klopp already thinking about the other season and with the obligation to add points to continue dreaming of a quota for European competitions.
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