• Arteta and Ljungberg have positive talks after Everton draw
• Steve Round also set to join Arsenal back-room staff

Mikel Arteta has confirmed Freddie Ljungberg will remain part of his coaching staff at Arsenal, with the pair having held positive discussions after Saturday’s match at Everton.

Ljungberg, for whom the goalless draw was a sixth and final game as the interim head coach, will return to a back-room position. While the precise makeup of Arteta’s coaching team is yet to be announced, the experienced former England, Newcastle, Everton and Manchester United assistant Steve Round will also be among its number.

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