Mikel Arteta’s ‘masterplan’ is revealed as Arsenal can move one step closer to Europe return

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This is Arsenal’s daunting fixture list over the next week in what might just be the biggest – and arguably most important – period in Mikel Arteta’s time as manager thus far.

And following Sunday’s FA Cup exit at the hands of Nottingham Forest, there’s added importance for the Gunners’ next three games as it will shape the mood for the remainder of the season.