Former Everton player Tim Cahill messages Mikel Arteta on Twitter, over Manchester City coaching job

Everton's Tim Cahill celebrates with team mate Mikel Arteta after the match

Tim Cahill and Mikel Arteta played alongside each other at Everton.

Everton's Tim Cahill celebrates with team mate Mikel Arteta after the match

Tim Cahill has tweeted Mikel Arteta, to wish him to luck for the season ahead as a coach at Manchester City.

Arteta has joined Pep Guardiola’s coaching staff at the Etihad Stadium, after hanging up his boots.

The Spaniard was playing for Arsenal, but decided that he wanted to move into coaching this summer.

Arteta is now set to help Guardiola, as City aim to win the Premier League under Guardiola.

New York Red Bull's Tim Cahill (R) in action against Arsenal's Mikel Arteta

Cahill and Arteta played alongside each other at Everton for a sizeable chunk of their careers.

The pair were two of the Toffees’ most talented players, and they formed a strong friendship.

Cahill and Arteta both joined Everton in 2004, and they both departed in 2012.

After leaving Goodison Park, Arteta went on to represent Arsenal for the remainder of his career.

Cahill, meanwhile, has been well travelled. The Australian international has played for New York Red Bulls, Shanghai Shenhua and Hangzhou Greentown.

Everton's Tim Cahill celebrates scoring their first goal with Mikel Arteta

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