However, it remains to be seen if the England international would put up with that.
He has played in his preferred midfield role at West Brom since his January move but a long-term spot in the Arsenal side looks unlikely.
Konstantinos Mavropanos – keep
Mavropanos has enjoyed a successful season on loan at Stuttgart and now deserves a chance to prove himself at Arsenal.
Arteta is in the market for a right-sided centre-back and the Greek could be the answer.
If he can stay fit, there should be opportunities for him next season.