MIKEL ARTETA showed he's still got it with a ball at his feet as he enjoyed a kickabout on the beach on his summer break.
The Arsenal boss, 40, hung up his boots six years ago, but the former midfielder is still more than a useful player.
The Spaniard impressively managed to juggle kicking a football around while holding a beach tennis racket in one hand and ball in the other.
Arteta paddled in the crystal clear waters and showed off his muscular frame as he enjoyed a break alongside his stunning Miss Spain wife.
Lorena Bernal was crowned Miss Spain back in 1999 aged 17.
The now 41-year-old then went on to Miss World where she came in the top ten.
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Arteta and Lorena have three children together, and have been married since 2010.
They are currently holidaying on the Spanish island of Mallorca before Arteta begins preparations for the new season with Arsenal.
The Gunners gaffer led his side to a fifth-place finish in the Premier League before jetting back to his home country for a holiday.
But the North Londoners were guilty of losing two out of their final three matches to squander fourth-place and Champions League football to bitter rivals Spurs.
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In attempt to break into the top four next season plans are already underway for a busy summer of transfer at the Emirates.
The Gunners are currently linked with a £45million move for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus.
Arteta though is rumoured to be growing frustrated at the club's indecision on sealing a deal for the samba star.
Elsewhere Arsenal are also reportedly interested in Leeds forward Raphinha.
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