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MetiNews.Com - Manchester City star Raheem Sterling has been discussing Mikel Arteta's time at the Etihad Stadium and how the Spaniard is getting on at Arsenal following his move to North London.
Breaking News ! Manchester City star Raheem Sterling has opened up on the influence Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta had during his time at the Etihad Stadium. Arteta was an assistant at Man City and goes up against his former boss Pep Guardiola this evening when Arsenal take on the Citizens. Ahead of the clash, City star Sterling has spoken about Arteta's time as a coach at the club and just how much he was trusted by Guardiola. "He's a person that had a lot of say here," Sterling told the Daily Mail. "The manager trusted him here and he had a lot of influence on the players here and the team as well. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now "So I knew once he went into Arsenal that it would be a great opportunity for him but also he would definitely implement what he wanted to bring in.
. They know if they don't run they are most likely not going to play." Arsenal have enjoyed a fine start to the season, picking up nine points from four games, five more than Man City have managed from three outings, the Gunners hoping to round off their promising start with a statement win on Saturday.
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Speaking about the job Arteta has done at the Emirates Stadium, Sterling added: "You can see the change that he's brought in there, you can see the energy, you can see how much he's put into them with their off-ball work. "We all knew before Mikel got in how much good football they could play, how technically good they were but probably off the field they weren't as aggressive as they are with Mikel. "They run their socks off now, you can see why they benefited with some good results recently."
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