Arteta pens five-year Everton deal

Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta has agreed a new five-year contract at Goodison Park, the club have announced.

The news will end speculation over the 28-year-old’s future after a summer in which he has been linked with Arsenal and clubs in his native Spain.

Arteta follows Tim Cahill, Leighton Baines, Jack Rodwell and Seamus Coleman in signing a new long-term deal this summer.