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Are you sure, Mikel?! Arsenal boss Arteta says the Gunners are 'as big as Barcelona' - and claims that's why turned them down to captain an 'incredible' team at the Emirates signed a new three-year deal at Arsenal this week  The fresh contract for the Gabon international is worth £350,000 a week  Barcelona and Inter Milan were interested in the Arsenal skipper in January Reports in Spain also suggested Barcelona failed with a late move this summer 

By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline

Published: 16:04 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 16:11 BST, 18 September 2020

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Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal captain signed a new contract at the club because of their 'incredible' team.

finally put an end to speculation about his future by signing a fresh three-year-contract worth £350,000-a-week earlier this week and declaring he wanted to become a legend at the club.

Barcelona and Inter Milan made approaches for the player in January and reports in Spain claimed the Catalan giants failed with a late move this summer for the Gabon international as they aim to replace Luis Suarez. 

Mikel Arteta claims Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signed on due to Arsenal's 'incredible' team

Mikel Arteta claims signed on due to Arsenal's 'incredible' team

Aubameyang ended speculation about his Arsenal future by signing a new three-year deal

ended speculation about his Arsenal future by signing a new three-year deal

But Arteta has claimed he turned down Barcelona

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