Former Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta has agreed to join Manchester City for a place in Pep Guardiola’s backroom team.

The 34-year-old has chose to hang up his boot and kick off his coaching career. The former Everton midfielder has been working on his coaching badge.

Although he was offered a coaching role in Arsenal’s academy, the Spaniard has chose to join his friend Guardiola in City.

Arteta and Guardiola have been friends from their growing up days in Barcelona academy.

New City coach made a move for Arteta and according to Daily Mail, the former Arsenal player has been convinced to the coaching crew of his friend.