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Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has revealed the details surrounding his sensational deadline-day transfer from Everton to Arsenal. The entire process took just over three hours and the player even declined a medical examination and personally assumed liability for any issues, according to the Daily Mirror. Arteta concludes that he did not move to Arsenal as a replacement for its departed captain Cesc Fabregas. The Spanish playmaker said, "I am not here to replace Cesc. If I try to do that, it will turn out badly. I've been here for three weeks and he was here seven years. I have a...
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