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Arteta: I questioned my Arsenal future after last season

Mikel Arteta has admitted he questioned whether he was the right person to continue to lead Arsenal after their disappointing end to last season.

The Gunners were beaten to the Premier League title despite leading the table for 248 days - the most by any side not to claim the trophy in the competition's history.

A run of just two wins from eight league games across April and May - combined with a 12-match winning streak from City - saw Pep Guardiola's side overhaul their rivals' healthy lead atop the table.

Arsenal also failed to come close to success in either the Europa League, FA Cup or Carabao Cup, meaning Arteta's side ended what had looked a highly promising campaign empty-handed.

Speaking ahead of Sunday's Community Shield, when Arsenal will renew acquaintances with City at Wembley, Arteta reflected on his reaction to events at the end of last season, saying: "The first few weeks, very tough.

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