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Leeds United winger Jack Harrison has raved about Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta to Sky Sports.

Harrison, who can also operate as an attacking midfielder, worked with Arteta for a brief period of time at Manchester City.

Arteta was then working as a coach at City, while the 23-year-old has been on loan at Leeds from the Citizens since the summer of 2018.

Leeds will take on Arsenal at Elland Road in the Premier League on Sunday evening.

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Ahead of match, Harrison, who returned to the Whites on a loan deal after spending the 2019-20 campaign on loan at Elland Road, has spoken highly of Arteta, who was appointed the Arsenal manager in December 2019.

Harrison told Sky Sports about Arteta:”I only worked with him for one pre-season and watching the way he worked alongside Pep (Guardiola) was inspirational, watching all the advice they gave to the players was something I really tried to learn something from.

“It was only a short experience being part of their pre-season but I’ve been really grateful for that, just learning how they conduct their training sessions.

“He [Arteta] wouldn’t even remember saying certain things to me and other players around me as well. It was only small to him but it can make a big difference to us as players especially being so young and wanting to learn so much as well.

“You can tell he’s very intelligent, he knows a lot about the game and working along with Pep you can see why he’s got the reputation he has so it will be another interesting one going into this weekend.”

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Big game

Both Leeds and Arsenal lost in the Premier League before the two-week international break and will be determined to bounce back.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side play a very attacking football, while the Gunners have a similar approach to matches.

There should be a few goals in the match at Elland Road, and it should be a very entertaining game of football this weekend.

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