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Arsenal boss Arteta: Ceballos needs to fight for place

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has challenged Dani Ceballos to fight for his place.

Ceballos is looking into the possibility of cutting short his spell in London and returning to Real Madrid in a bid to enhance his chances of being selected for Spain's Euro 2020 squad.

But Arteta said today: "When I joined the club he was having his rehabilitation in Madrid for a month so I haven't seen much of him because he only trained with us a week or 10 days, so it's very early to assess what I can and cannot do with him.

"I heard of all of those things [speculation about a move] but I don't have a comment.

"He needs to get back to fitness and fight for his place. After that, I will make the selection that I feel is best for the team."

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