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Arteta accepted Arsenal job after taking advice from Moyes

Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta says he spoke to West Ham boss David Moyes on several occasions before he accepted the role at the Emirates.

Arteta spent seven years as a player at Everton under Moyes and believes his former boss is changing with the times during his second stint at West Ham.

Ahead of the Gunners' clash against the Hammers on Saturday, Arteta also revealed the conversations he had with Moyes prior to becoming Arsenal's leader.

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"From what I know about David, and the people he has around him, he is always trying to evolve, always trying to get the latest thing to his players and his club," Arteta said.