first_imgCeballos forced his way back into Arteta’s plans (Picture: Gett )Dani Ceballos reportedly forced his way back into Mikel Arteta’s side after an impressive performance at Arsenal’s winter training camp in Dubai.The Spaniard is back playing for Arsenal after a dismal spell following Arteta’s arrival last December.Ceballos made his return to Premier League action against Newcastle last month, but there was a period of time when he tried to force his way out of Arsenal.The 23-year-old told Arteta and Arsenal chiefs he wanted to terminate his loan spell in January and link up with Valencia back in La Liga.ADVERTISEMENTArsenal turned down that transfer request and the Athletic claim coaches and Arteta were surprised by what happened next.AdvertisementAdvertisementWhen the transfer window closed, Ceballos threw himself into training and was a stand-out performer in Dubai during the winter break. Coral BarrySaturday 14 Mar 2020 10:37 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7.5kShares Dani Ceballos won Mikel Arteta’s trust after surprising Arsenal coach in Dubai Arteta was surprised by Ceballos’ renewed efforts in training (Picture: Getty)Arteta and his coaching staff were surprised by Ceballos’ renewed efforts and the midfielder is now a regular again.Ceballos was lured to Arsenal by former coach Unai Emery and the Gunners will have to decide whether they want to try and sign the Spain international permanently.Real quoted Arsenal £36million last summer and that figure may increase if Ceballos continues to impress.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityArteta is hopeful of a busy transfer summer, but if the club missed out on Champions League football, the budget will be significantly affected.There is also the issue on the ongoing coronavirus which has forced the Premier League to suspend the season.The summer transfer window may need to be adjusted if games have to be rescheduled and Premier league chiefs are set to meet next week to further discuss what should be done.MORE: Arsenal line up transfer move for Wolves star Diogo Jota as Mikel Arteta plans summer rebuildMORE: Michael Owen backs two Arsenal youngsters to emulate Pierre-Emerick AubameyangFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Comment Advertisementlast_img read more