BREAKING:Mikel Arteta: Arsenal appoint 37-year-old ex-midfielder as manager

Arsenal have appointed former midfielder Mikel Arteta as their manager.

The 37-year-old won the FA Cup twice in a five-year career with the Gunners and succeeds fellow Spaniard Unai Emery, who was sacked in November.

Arteta had been working as a coach under Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, joining the club in 2016 after retiring as a player.

Arsenal are 10th in the Premier League with 22 points.

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