Mikel Arteta

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Mikel Arteta
Arteta throw in portsmouth home may 07.jpg
Personal information
Full name Mikel Arteta
Date of birth (1982-03-26) 26 March 1982 (age 36)
Place of birth San Sebastián, Spain
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Everton
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999-2002
2001-2002
2002-2004
2004
2005-
Barcelona
Paris Saint-Germain (loan)
Rangers
Real Sociedad
Everton
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mikel Arteta (born 26 March 1982) is a Spanish football player. He plays for Everton. He plays soccer as a midfielder.

He first signed for Everton on loan from Spanish side Real Sociedad in 2005, but after many good performances manager David Moyes made this move permanent.

Despite being rated one of the best midfielders in English football, Arteta has never played for Spain.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
1999/00 Barcelona La Liga 0 0 0 0
2000/01 0 0 0 0
FranceLeague Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue EuropeTotal
2000/01 Paris Saint-Germain Division 1 6 1 6 1
2001/02 25 1 25 1
ScotlandLeague Scottish Cup Scottish League Cup EuropeTotal
2002/03 Rangers Premier League 27 4 27 4
2003/04 23 8 23 8
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
2004/05 Real Sociedad La Liga 15 1 15 1
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
2004/05 Everton Premier League 12 1 1 0 0 0 - 13 1
2005/06 29 1 4 1 1 0 3 0 37 2
2006/07 35 9 1 0 3 0 - 39 9
2007/08 28 1 0 0 2 0 7 3 37 4
2008/09 26 5 3 1 0 0 2 0 31 6
2009/10
Country Spain 15 1 15 1
France 31 2 31 2
Scotland 50 12 50 12
England 130 17 9 2 6 0 12 3 157 22
Total 226 32 9 2 6 0 12 3 253 37

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