Arsenal's Spanish midfielder and Puma athlete Mikel Arteta gives an exclusive interview to SoccerBible where he talks about his move to Arsenal, Thierry Henry and Puma football boots. After signing for the Gunners this season, the Spaniard has enjoyed an influential and dramatic first season in North London.
After signing with Puma in 2010, Arteta has firmly established his reputation as one of the Premier League's most consistent and creative performers. Elegant, classy and technically gifted, the former Barcelona academy student is the perfect ambassador for the Puma King SL range – a boot that both Thierry Henry and himself describe as the best they've ever worn.
Snapped up by Arsenal on transfer deadline day last year, the former Everton play-maker has adjusted quickly to life at one of Europe’s biggest football clubs. Arteta has anchored a newly adjusted Arsenal midfield this season, playing a significant part in the clubs impressive turn-around.
Described by Arsene Wenger as the teams ''quiet hero'', Arteta has never been short of quality in an Arsenal shirt. When it comes to quality, his Puma King SL football boots are up there with the best. Speaking on his new footwear, Arteta said; ''The King SL is the best boot I've ever had. Honestly. It's so soft and light. It's so comfy, as soon as you put on the boot!''
Can Arteta help Arsenal claim top spot in London over local rivals Tottenham and Chelsea this season? You can see our full feature on Mikel Arteta's Puma King SL football boot here. Join the conversation online, on Twitter and on Facebook.